Township of the North Shore

Township of the North Shore

July 9, 2020

9 July, 2020

The Ombudsman received a complaint regarding the April 15, 2020, closed meeting of council for the Township of the North Shore. The complaint alleged that council’s discussion did not fit within the Municipal Act’s closed meeting exceptions. The Ombudsman found that council’s discussion was permissible under the “advice subject to solicitor-client privilege” closed meeting exception and shared best practices to promote clarity in meeting documents.

The Ombudsman received a complaint regarding the April 15, 2020, closed meeting of council for the Township of the North Shore. The complaint alleged that council’s discussion did not fit within the Municipal Act’s closed meeting exceptions. The Ombudsman found that council’s discussion was permissible under the “advice subject to solicitor-client privilege” closed meeting exception and shared best practices to promote clarity in meeting documents.

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