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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
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
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.