Regional Municipality of Niagara

Regional Municipality of Niagara

September 12, 2012

12 September, 2012

The Ombudsman found that the Regional Municipality of Niagara's notice practice for advisory committee meetings did not comply with its Procedure By-Law in that agendas were not posted on the website prior to meetings.

The Ombudsman found that the Regional Municipality of Niagara's notice practice for advisory committee meetings did not comply with its procedure by-law in that agendas were not posted on the website prior to meetings.  Although the complaint that improper voting within Committee meetings was not proven, the Ombudsman found that the Corporate Services Committee and Council could have been more transparent in their decision making, and in terms of reporting back publicly on what transpired in the closed meetings.  

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