Town of Hearst

Town of Hearst

February 8, 2013

8 February, 2013

The Ombudsman found that Council for the Town of Hearst's review of five applications/letters of interest for the Council seat vacancy was permitted under the Act.

The Ombudsman found that the Council for the Town of Hearst's review of five applications/letters of interest for the Council seat vacancy was permitted under the Act.  However, given the public interest in the appointment, the Ombudsman suggested that Council consider the adoption of a more transparent public appointments process in future, provided that applicants are advised of this open process when applications are solicited.

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