Thursday, April 29, 2010

Pennsylvania: Emails on home computer of Commissioner aren't public

"A York County judge has sided with York Township Commissioner Kenneth Silberstein by ruling e-mails kept on his home computer are not a public record.

And an attorney involved in the case said he believes it's the first time in Pennsylvania a county judge has ruled in such a case since the state's new open records law went into effect last year.

The case began in February 2009, when the township board of commissioners rejected Heritage Hills Associates' application to build a traditional neighborhood development on the golf course behind its hotel on Mount Rose Avenue.

The company has said it believes former township commissioner Dennis Ness and Silberstein illegally conspired with each other and several residents to bring down the project."

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