The Seneca Regional Planning Commission heard from North Central Ohio Regional Council of Government Director John Davoli about a professional development course during its board meeting Wednesday evening.
"We have had 65 people from eight counties sign up so far," Davoli said of the program to be held at North Central Ohio Educational Services Center.
Recent changes to Ohio Certified Public Records training are mentioned in Ohio House Bill 9.
The Attorney General's Office provides the free training for public officials and others interested in open government and open meetings.
The course will be 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m. July 10 at the NCOESC building and is required for all elected officials.
Talks at the training will focus on recent changes in the related Public Records Act, Open Meeting Act and Records Retention Laws.
The guest speaker will be Ohio Auditor of State Assistant Legal Counsel Joseph S. Jones.
Those interested may register online at www.ohioauditor.gov/con
The committee passed a motion to make changes to its bylaws to accommodate changes to Sunshine Laws.
It also passed a motion for Regional Planning Director Jill Griffin to provide quarterly financial reports.
The next board meeting will be 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1.