Section 2-25.1 Closed meetings and votes.
Prior to the adoption of Manual on 09/08/1998, Section 2-25.1 read as follows.
Except to the extent otherwise required by ordinance, a public
governmental body is
authorized to close meetings and votes, to the extent they relate to the following:
(1) Legal actions, causes of action
or litigation involving a public governmental body and
any confidential or privileged communications between a public governmental body or its
representatives and its attorneys.
(2) Leasing, purchase or sale of real
estate by a public governmental body where public
knowledge of the transaction might adversely affect the legal consideration therefor.
(3) Hiring, firing, disciplining or
promoting an employee of a public governmental body.
However, any vote on a final decision, when taken by a public governmental body, to hire, fire,
promote or discipline an employee of a public governmental body must be made available to the
public within seventy-two (72) hours of the close of the meeting where such action occurs;
provided, however, that any employee so affected shall be entitled to prompt notice before such
decision is made available to the public.
(4) Preparation, including any discussions
on behalf of a public governmental body or its
representatives for negotiations with employee groups.
(5) Scientific and technological innovations
in which the owner has a proprietary interest.
(6) Any meeting of the city community
development loan and grant committee pertaining to
financial data disclosed by an applicant for housing rehabilitation assistance shall be a closed
(Ord. No. 11642, § 1, 9-21-87)
Note--See the editor's note at § 2-23.