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File #: 17-0135    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Request, Closed Session Status: Approved
In control: Board of Water Commissioners
On agenda: 8/16/2017 Final action: 8/16/2017
Title: Upon the request of Chief General Counsel Debra N. Pospiech, Esq., the Board of Water Commissioners vote to: 1) Approve a meeting to consider a period personnel evaluation in closed session pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act and upon request of the public officer/employee; and 2) Authorize the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of the Board's vote.
Indexes: Board of Water Commissioners
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Title
Upon the request of Chief General Counsel Debra N. Pospiech, Esq., the Board of Water Commissioners vote to: 1) Approve a meeting to consider a period personnel evaluation in closed session pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act and upon request of the public officer/employee; and 2) Authorize the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of the Board's vote.

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Agenda of August 16, 2017
Item No. 17-0135
Closed Session Request

TO: The Honorable
Board of Water Commissioners
City of Detroit, Michigan

FROM: Debra N. Pospiech, Esq., Chief General Counsel, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

RE: Personnel Evaluations of Director Gary A Brown and Chief Financial
Officer Marcus Hudson

MOTION
Upon the request of Chief General Counsel Debra N. Pospiech, Esq., the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, by an affirmative roll call vote of 2/3 of the Board Members appointed and serving, hereby resolves to: 1) Meet in closed session pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act to consider periodic personnel evaluations of Director Gary A Brown and Chief Financial Officer Marcus Hudson, who each have requested a closed hearing, and 2) Authorize the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

BACKGROUND
Section 8(a) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act allow a public body to meet in closed session: "To consider . . . a periodic personnel evaluation of, a public officer, employee, staff member, or individual agent, if the named person requests a closed hearing." Director Gary A Brown and Chief Financial Officer Marcus Hudson have each requested a closed session, pursuant to the attached letters. The Board will evaluate their performance on matters including, but not limited to, the May 26, 2017, Independent Auditor's Report prepared by Plante Moran. The Board...

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