The Ombudsman found that the Elliot Lake Economic Development Committee's January 29, 2013 closed meeting discussion included the evaluation and assessment of individual qualifications, experience, and character traits, and, therefore, qualified for closed meeting consideration under the "personal matters" exception to the open meeting requirements.  However, as the closed meeting record was limited, the Ombudsman recommended that the Committee/Council consider audio or video recording meetings to ensure a complete and accurate record.  

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