Monday, February 18, 2013

Special OPEN Council Meeting

OPEN Meeting???

On the city website there is the notice of a 'Special Open Council Meeting' in the city hall board room at 411 Dunsmuir Street at 1:00 pm Feb. 18/2013.

Always on the lookout to see how city business is conducted I downloaded the agenda for this special OPEN meeting thinking I would like to attend.

That idea quickly disappeared as I read the agenda which consisted of adopting the minutes of the last meeting and then going 'in-camera' for the rest of the meeting. Incidentally the minutes which were adopted were of the last in-camera meeting which means they reveal nothing about how business is conducted either.

I guess technically the meeting is open, and I guess it is good the public is aware when these in-camera meetings are being held, but to call it an open meeting seems a little less than accurate.

allvoices

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your comment will appear after moderation before publishing,

Thank you for your comments.Any comment that could be considered slanderous or includes unacceptable language will be removed.

Thank you for participating and making your opinions known.