On June 30, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 554, which amended Pennsylvania’s open meeting law more commonly referred to as the Sunshine Act. The amendment places new requirements on municipalities for providing notice of business to be conducted at meetings and limits action on business that was not included in that notice. What does that mean for developers who have business before those municipalities?
Senate Bill 554 generally amends the Sunshine Act (the “Act”) in two places. First, Section 709(D) of the Act is amended to address the notice that is required for business to be conducted at any municipal meeting (this would include governing bodies, planning commissions, zoning hearing boards, etc.). The municipal agency must
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