ADOPTED - AUGUST 23, 2005
Agenda Item No. 14
Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING RELEASE OF INFORMATION FROM THE COUNTY ATTORNEY REGARDING REMOVAL OF A ROAD COMMISSIONER
WHEREAS, upon the request of the Board Chairperson, the County Attorney provided a letter to the Board of Commissioners dated April 29,2005 which set forth the legal requirements to remove a Road Commissioner pursuant to state law; and
WHEREAS, as a written communication from the County Attorney to his client, the letter is protected from public disclosure; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners wishes to waive its right to confidentiality with respect to that letter;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby waives its right to confidentiality with respect to the letter received by the Board of Commissioners from the County Attorney dated April 29, 2005 regarding Removal of a Road Commissioner.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners directs the County Attorney to prepare, for consideration by the County Services Committee and the Board, a proposed amendment to the Board Rules which establishes a process for the Board to waive its right to confidentiality in future communications if it so desires.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 8/16/05