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File #: 2020-084    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/24/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 2/26/2020 Final action: 2/26/2020
Title: Closed Session Request- Attorney Client Communication
Sponsors: Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel

Title

Closed Session Request- Attorney Client Communication

 

 

Body

Agenda of:                      February 26, 2020

Item No.:                     2020-084

Amount:                     N/A                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

 

TO:                                          The Honorable

Board of Directors

Great Lakes Water Authority

 

FROM:                     Randal M. Brown, General Counsel

                                          

DATE:                     February 20, 2020

 

RE:                     Closed Session Request - Attorney Client Communication

 

                                          

MOTION

 

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

 

1)                     Agrees to meet with the General Counsel, in closed session, pursuant to Section 8(h) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act to discuss, to consider material exempt from discussion or disclosure by state or federal statute, and

 

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 Chief Executive Officer to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote. 

 

 

JUSTIFICATION

A meeting in closed session is requested to discuss the above referenced matter.  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.”

BUDGET IMPACT

This request for a Closed Session meeting does not impact the GLWA’s budget.

COMMITTEE REVIEW

This matter is being presented directly to the Board.

SHARED SERVICES IMPACT

This request for a Closed Session meeting does not impact the Shared Services Agreement.