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Spring Garden Audio recordings of meetings not public record

Spring Garden Township commissioners meetings are now being audio recorded, but those recordings will not be made public and will be destroyed shortly after they are made.

That is according to new township manager Marcy Krum-Tinsley, who claims the audio recordings are not public record and will be destroyed following approval of the written minutes.

Melissa Melewsky, media law counsel for the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, said such recordings are indeed public records.

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