Crestview council mulls attending Florida League of Cities conference

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:46 PM.

"It made sense to me that you would carpool to drive down there, and that mileage (reimbursement) would be paid to one person," she said. "That would be better stewardship over the taxpayer's dollar and resources."

In the past, council members drove separately to avoid the appearance of violating state open meetings laws.

"The council and the public (have) been briefed by the First Amendment Association ... that two or more council members can breathe the same air, attend the same functions ... and not break the Sunshine Law," Helt said.    

Contact News Bulletin Staff Writer Matthew Brown at 850-682-6524 or matthewb@crestviewbulletin.com. Follow him on Twitter @cnbMatthew.



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