On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 9:30 a.m., Superior Court Assignment Judge Georgia M. Curio will conduct an Order to Show Cause hearing at the courthouse in Woodbury in a local citizen’s Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) lawsuit against the Washington Township (Gloucester County) Board of Education.  At issue in the suit is the legality of the school board’s closed session discussion of a board member’s receipt of campaign contributions from an engineering firm hired by the school district.  The lawsuit and related paperwork is on-line here

The hearing is open to the public, but those who wish to go are advised to call Judge Curio’s office at 856-686-7533 the day prior to the hearing to ensure that the hearing hasn’t been postponed.  Refer to Mello v. Murphy, Docket No. GLO-L-1403-12.

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