The Ombudsman found that Council's agenda and resolution to proceed in camera did not accurately reflect the substance of the closed meeting on May 9, 2012. Council's closed meeting consideration of a legal opinion on May 23, 2012 was permitted under the Municipal Act.

Based on the lack of meaningful information contained in the closed meeting record, the Ombudsman recommended that Council video or audio record future meetings. In addition, the Ombudsman reccomended that Council report back publicly on what transpires in closed sessions.

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