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2021-077 A By-Law to Appoint an Interim Closed Meeting Investigator and Repeal By-Law No. 2020-006 The Corporation of the Township of Ora-Medonte By-Law No.2021-077 A By-law to Appoint an Interim Closed Meeting Investigator and Repeal By-Law No.2020-006 Whereas by its adoption of By-law No. 2021-075 on June 23, 2021,the Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte appointed John Ewart as the Township's Interim Integrity Commissioner effective June 26,2021; and Whereas the Township of Oro-Medonte provided 30 calendar days' notice to Principles Integrity that the Professional Service Agreement between Principles Integrity and the Township of Oro-Medonte was terminated in accordance with the terms of said agreement; Whereas Principles Integrity advised on June 22,2021 that it treated the termination of the Agreement as immediate on May 26, 2021 and that it was no longer providing Closed Meeting Investigator services to the Township as of said date; Whereas the Council of the Township of Oro-Medonte, now deems it expedient to appoint John Ewart, as the Township of Oro-Medonte's Interim Closed Meeting Investigator,to perform the functions, powers and duties recited below and as may be set out in the Municipal Act from time to time;and WHEREAS Section 239.2(1)of the Municipal Act authorizes a municipality to appoint an investigator(hereinafter, Closed Meeting Investigator")who has the function of investigating in an independent manner upon a complaint made to him or her by any person,whether a municipality or local board has complied with Section 239 of the Act or a procedure by-law under subsection 238(2)of the Act in respect of a meeting or part of a meeting that was closed to the public, and to report on such investigation; Now Therefore be it resolved that: 1. John Ewart is appointed as the Township of Oro-Medonte's Interim Closed Meeting Investigator pursuant to subsection 239.2(1)of the Municipal Act with such appointment being retroactive and effective as of May 26, 2021. 2. Upon this interim appointment John Ewart will have all the functions, powers and duties of a closed meeting investigator as set out in section 239.2(1)of the Municipal Act. 3. Subject to Section 239.2(2)in carrying out his functions under subsection(1), John Ewart may exercise such powers and shall perform such duties as may be assigned to him by the municipality from time to time. 4. The Mayor and Clerk are hereby authorized to execute the Service Agreement and any other associated documentation with respect to this interim appointment. 5. By-law 2020-006 is hereby repealed in its entirety. By-Law Read a First,Second and Third time, and Passed this 251h day of June,2021. The Corp;rrafliop oft a Township of Oro-Medonte Mayor, H.S. Hu es C rk,Yvonne Aubichon