An Ombudsman Report was provided to the Council of the Municipality of West Nipissing following an investigation of three complaints about a closed meeting held on March 19, 2019. The complaints alleged that the Agenda item named “Municipal Act/Roles & Responsibilities” held during the in camera session violated meeting rules rendered within the Municipal Act, 2001.

The following report underlines the Ombudsman’s jurisdiction and procedural by-law research, a description of the investigative process, relevant background information, an analysis, along with the Ombudsman’s opinion and recommendations.



Ombudsman Ontario-West Nipissing-October 2019