The Ombudsman found that the CAO's February 19, 2013 announcement to a quorum of Council about the resignation of a senior staff's resignation did not constitute a "meeting" for the purposes of the open meeting requirements, as no substantive discussion of Council business took place.  However, the Ombudsman found that Council violated the Act when it discussed the same staff member's resignation in a closed session without referencing it in the resolution to proceed in camera.

 

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