Each public body in Massachusetts has a single, official location where it must post all meeting notices. The official notice posting locations are listed below in three spreadsheets corresponding to the types of public bodies: local, regional/district/county, and state. The spreadsheets are organized alphabetically and are searchable.
State Public Bodies: Each state public body must post its notices on a website, and must notify the Attorney General of the website in writing. Each state public body must also file a copy of each notice with the regulations division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office. G.L. c. 30A, § 20(c).
For more information about notice posting requirements, please consult the Notice section of the Open Meeting Law Guide, pages 8-10. If you believe any information in these spreadsheets to be incorrect or outdated, please contact the Division of Open Government at (617) 963-2540 or OpenMeeting@State.MA.US.
Due to functionality limitations with the Commonwealth’s recent website update, the columns in the table auto-fit to the width below. We have raised this issue with the Executive Office of Technology Services and Security (EOTSS) and hope to improve the functionality as soon as possible. To see the full text in each cell, click and drag the edge of the column header to the desired width. Alternatively, you may download the Notice Posting Method spreadsheet and view it in Excel.
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