SALE OF REAL PROPERTY FROM DISSOLVED CITY
September 11, 2014
State law is too ambiguous to conclude that a county can convey clear title to real property it acquired when a city dissolved. A court order is necessary to authorize the sale of the city assets.
Read the Opinion: 2014-L-13
STENEHJEM URGES FCC TO ALLOW CALL-BLOCKING TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE UNWANTED ROBOCALLS AND SCAM CALLS
September 9, 2014
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined 38 other Attorneys General in a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow phone carriers to use existing call-blocking technology to better protect their customers from unwanted telemarketing and scam calls.
For more information: Stenehjem Urges FCC to Allow Call-Blocking Technology
Read the letter to the FCC
EMAILS AMONG BOARD MEMBERS VIOLATED OPEN MEETINGS LAW
September 9, 2014
The Mott-Regent School Board violated the open meetings law in those emails where its members shared thoughts, opinions, positions, reports on committee meetings, and suggested courses of action.
Read the Opinion: 2014-O-12
GENERALYELLOWPAGES.COM BANNED IN NORTH DAKOTA - Phony Business Invoice Scam
September 5, 2014
Vladimir Adolphe, doing business as GeneralYellowpages.com and Electronic Media Marketing Group, Inc., has been banned from doing business in North Dakota after consumer fraud investigators determined he was operating a "business invoice" scam. Adolphe lists addresses in both New York and New Jersey.
For more information: GeneralYellowpages.com Banned in ND
Read the Cease & Desist Order
MEETING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS
August 28, 2014
At the time notice of the city’s regular meeting was prepared, the auditor was unaware of any specific topics the Churchs Ferry city council anticipated discussing at the meeting. Under the circumstances, the city’s use of the general phrases “old business” and “new business” in the meeting notice did not violate the law.
Read the Opinion: 2014-O-11
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