Friday, January 21, 2011 at 7:00 am (Updated: January 21, 7:59 am)
The public could find itself shut out if the Roane County Commission takes a tour of Tiger Haven thanks to a loophole in the Sunshine Law.
The section regarding public meetings says a “meeting does not include any on-site inspection of any project or program.”
Richard Hollow, an attorney for the Tennessee Press Association, said that means the commission could go on the tour and not have to allow the public to come along.
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