The town is now in Stage 2 of the province’s reopening framework. More town amenities, programs and services are becoming available. Provincial orders remain in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines.
The Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town) provides good government in an accountable and transparent manner by providing for a Closed Meeting Investigator in accordance with Section 239.1 of the Municipal Act, 2001.
In accordance with By-law 2008-050, Local Authority Services Ltd. (LAS) has been appointed as the Town of Oakville’s Closed Meeting Investigator.
This procedure applies to Council and its local boards as defined under the Municipal Act, 2001.
For the purposes of Section 239.1 of the Municipal Act (Closed Meeting Investigations), local boards shall include any board, commission, committee, body or local authority established or exercising any power under any Act with respect to the affairs of purposes of the Town, excluding a school board, conservation authority, public library board or police services board.
Meeting: for the purpose of this procedure, and as defined in the Municipal Act, 2001, means any regular, special or other meeting of a council, of a local board or of a committee of either of them, where,
The Town Clerk shall be responsible for ensuring the above procedures are followed. Council shall be responsible for addressing and implementing any corrective actions resulting from adverse decisions of the Closed Meeting Investigator and for determining whether filing fees are to be refunded to the requester.
Procedure Number: G-GEN-009-001
Parent Policy: G-GEN-009
Author: Clerk's Department
Effective Date: 2008 Mar 25
Review by Date: 2024
Last Modified: 2019 Oct 22
Appendix A: Request for Closed Meeting Investigation
Closed Meeting Investigation Procedures
Town of Oakville Procedure By-law
Committee of Adjustment Procedure By-law
Local Board Procedures
Municipal Act, 2001
Code of Conduct for Members of Council and Local Board Members