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.
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Letter from the Town of Amhertsburg to Ombudsman Ontario (March 19, 2012)