OMA Training Presentation May 8, 2020

Presentation Materials from the Director of Open Government's May 8, 2020 Training Presentation.  OPEN MEETINGS ACT PRESENTATION

Best Practices for Electronic Meetings During the COVID-19 Emergency

Guidance for Conducting Electronic Meetings During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

OOG Forms and Services

Open Meeting Acts Complaint Form OMA Complaint Form  Please submit the OMA Complaint form via e-mail to  You may also submit a OMA complaint online  

Quick Guide to Electronic Meetings During the COVID19 Emergency

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Council of the District of Columbia passed the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020, which allows any board,

COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020

Note: The COVID-19 Response Emergency Amen

Remote Meetings Requirements

The Office of Open Government encourages public bodies to conduct public meetings remotely (electronic or teleconference), if it becomes necessary.

District of Columbia FY2019 FOIA Report

The Mayor of the District of Columbia released the FY2019 FOIA Report.

Director Allen's Testimony Before the D.C.Council 2-12-2020

On February 12, 2020, the Director of Open Government, Niquelle Allen, provided testimony and responded to questions at the D.C.

FOIA Advisory Opinion OAH

Advisory Opinion regarding Office of Administrative Hearings' partial compliance with D.C. FOIA’s requirement to make Final Orders publicly available on the internet.

ANC FOIA Training Presentation

The Office of Open Government's "The ABCs of FOIA for ANCs" presentation materials from the January 11, 2020 - January 16, 2020 bi-annual training session with the Office of Advisory Neighborhood C