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File #: 2018-881    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/6/2018 In control: Board of Directors Workshop Meeting
On agenda: 8/8/2018 Final action: 8/8/2018
Title: Closed Session Request - Attorney-Client Communication
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Closed Session Request - Attorney-Client Communication

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Agenda of: August 8, 2018
Item No.: 2018-881
Amount: N/A

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Randal M. Brown, General Counsel
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: August 6, 2018

RE: Closed Session Request - Attorney-Client Communication

MOTION

Upon recommendation and opinion of Randal M. Brown, General Counsel, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA):

1) Agrees to meet with legal counsel, in closed session, pursuant to Section 8(h) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act which permits a Public Body to meet in Closed Session to "consider material exempt from discussion or disclosure by state or federal statute;"

2) Notes that an affirmative roll call vote of 2/3 of the Board Members appointed and serving is required for approval of this Motion; and

3) Authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

BACKGROUND

Section 8(h) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, MCL 15.268(h) allows a public body to meet in closed session: to "consider material exempt from discussion or disclosure by state or federal statute." Section 13(1)(g) of the Michigan Freedom of Information Act (MCL 15.243(1)(g) exempts from disclosure, "information or records subject to the attorney-client privilege."

Pursuant to this provision of the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act quoted above, General Counsel requests an opportunity to meet with you in closed session.

JUSTIFICATION

Pursuant to provision of the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act quoted above, General Counsel requests an opportunity to meet with you in closed session to discuss an attorney-client privileged communication.

BUDGET IMPACT

The proposed Closed Session does not impact the budget.
COMMITTEE REVIEW

This matter is being presented directly to the GLWA Board of Di...

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