The Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Highlands East will give consideration to a By-law to amend the Municipality’s Procedural By-law No. 2015-06. The Procedural By-law governs the proceedings of Council and its committees, the conduct of its members and the callings of meetings.
The amendment will amend Section 10 Closed Meetings to reflect the changes that have been made to the Municipal Act, 2001 S.O. 2001, c.25 Section 239. Under this section “Other criteria” the following has been added:
“an ongoing investigation respecting the municipality, a local board or a municipally-controlled corporation by the Ombudsman appointed under the Ombudsman Act, an Ombudsman referred to in subsection 223.13 (1) of this Act, or the investigator referred to in subsection 239.2 (1). 2014, c. 13, Sched. 9, s. 22.“
Consideration to adoption of a by-law to amend the Procedural By-law will be given at the regular meeting of Council scheduled to be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:00AM in the Council Chambers at 1101 Homes Road in Wilberforce.