Claremore Daily Progress

Oologah/Talala

August 17, 2012

Public does not need to know

E911 Advisory Board discusses withholding information despite Oklahoma Open Records Act

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CLAREMORE —

The concern for privacy continued as the board began to discuss the proposed standard operating procedures for the new center.
A copy of the proposed policy was requested by Claremore Daily Progress. Hamilton denied the request stating that the document was security sensitive and would not be released to the public. 
To conclude the meeting new business was submitted by Helm. 
He suggested that the advisory board consider hiring outside counsel and determine how to pay for those services at a future meeting.
Helm and Iski did not provide any reasons why an advisory board with no authority to enact policy for the county would need private legal council. 
Neither did they explain who would be responsible for paying the private counsel. 
The issue will be discussed at the upcom 911 Advisory Board meeting to be held 10 a.m. Sept. 18.

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