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File #: 2021-197    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 5/26/2021 Final action: 5/26/2021
Title: Closed Session Request - Personnel Evaluation
Sponsors: William Wolfson, Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel, Office of the Executive
Attachments: 1. Closed Session Request - Personnel Evaluation

Title
Closed Session Request - Personnel Evaluation

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Agenda of: May 26, 2021
Item No.: 2021-197
Amount: N/A

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: William M. Wolfson, Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer
Randal M. Brown, General Counsel
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: May 20, 2021

RE: Closed Session Request - Personnel Evaluation

MOTION

Upon recommendation of William M. Wolfson, Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer and Randal M. Brown, General Counsel, The Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) having received the attached request from its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to meet in closed session:

1) Agrees to meet in closed session, pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act which permits a Public Body to meet in Closed Session:

To consider the dismissal, suspension, or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, or to consider a periodic personnel evaluation of, a public officer, employee, staff member, or individual agent, if the named person requests a closed hearing. A person requesting a closed hearing may rescind the request at any time, in which case the matter at issue shall be considered after the rescission only in open sessions.
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(a) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, MCL 15.268(h) allows a public body to meet in closed session: to:

To consider the dismissal, suspension, or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, or to consider a periodic personnel evaluation of, a public officer, employee, staff member, or individual agent, if the named person requests a closed hearing. A person requ...

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