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​​​Municipal Closed Meeting Investigator

You may contact the Ontario Ombudsman if you wish to request a closed meeting investigation, at 1-800-263-1830 or info@ombudsman.on.ca​.

Under Section 239 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, any individual may request that an investigation be undertaken to determine whether a municipality or local board has complied with the Municipal Act or its Procedure Bylaw in respect of a meeting or part of a meeting that was closed to the public.

Statement

The Corporation of the Township of Ramara (the “municipality”) is committed to ensuring that any request for an investigation under Section 239 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended (the “Act”) is dealt with in a fair, open and expeditious manner.

The municipality commits to full cooperation including the provision of all information requested by the Municipal Closed Meeting Investigator (“Investigator”), either written or through interviews, to assist the Municipal Investigator in his investigations.

In accordance with Section 239.2(11) of the Municipal Act, 2001, the Township of Ramara shall ensure that any reports received from the Municipal Closed Meeting Investigator by the municipality are made available to the public.

The municipality commits to including any report received from the Investigator related to an investigation under the Act, on a public agenda and to considering such report in an open public session of Council or a Standing Committee of Council.
This procedure applies to all appointed Boards and sub-committees of the municipality.