The Ombudsman confirmed that the council for the Town of Amherstburg repeatedly contravened the Municipal Act and its own procedure by-law. Council discussed issues in closed session that were not permitted under the exceptions to the Municipal Act, and also routinely engaged in improper voting behind closed doors.

Read the full report (PDF, 271KB)

Response letter from the Town of Amherstburg (PDF, 308KB)

Letter from the Town of Amhertsburg to Ombudsman Ontario (March 28, 2012) (PDF, 51KB)
(Read the accessible version here)