Nicolais: Local government boards keep breaking law meant to require transparency and accountability

The Colorado Sun: Local government bodies have often been good ol’ boys (and gals) clubs. Usually, they consist of concerned citizens who have a vision for their communities. But when disagreement and dispute arise, they can become Machiavellian pits of raw political power plays, nontransparency and a lack of accountability.

The past week has highlighted that outcome.

Last Friday a Douglas County judge issued a long-awaited ruling against four members of the Douglas County School Board. Four members of the board used a series of one-on-one meetings to reach the decision to fire former Superintendent Corey Wise in February 2022.

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