Board can review government’s transparency
DES MOINES — The Iowa Public Information Board is created to ensure local governments, schools and state agencies comply with open meetings and public records laws.
The board is made up of nine members, equally consisting of media, government, and public members, which meets monthly. The board was created to ensure Iowa government at all levels is transparent and accountable to the public.
Any Iowan can file a complaint or ask a question by contacting the Public Information Board at: Wallace State Office Building, 502 E. Ninth St., Des Moines, 50319; phone, 515-725-1781; and website, www.ipib.iowa.gov.