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BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019  
Closed Session to Discuss Specific Pending Litigation (MCRCSIP and Hood)
FROM: Jim Dyer, Corporation Counsel, Corporation Counsel
Department: Corporation Counsel  

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RESOLUTION:
Resolved, that the Calhoun County Commision meet in closed session, pursuant to MCL 15.268 (e), to consult with its attorney regarding trial or settlement strategy in connection with the matters of Calhoun County v. MCRCSIP (pending in the Ingham County Circuit Court) and Hood v. Calhoun County, (pending in the Calhoun County Circuit Court), because an open meeting would have a detrimental financial effect on the County's litigating or settlement position.
 
RECOMMENDATION:
The Corporation Counsel recommends that the resolution be approved. It is NOT anticipated that the Commission will asked to take action in open session concerning either matter.
BACKGROUND:
MCL 15.268 (e) permits a closed session to discuss specific pending litigation.  In this instance, it is anticipated that the closed session discussion will include attorney client privleged material, anaylsis and reporting that would have a deterimental impact on the litigating and settlement strategy of the County, if discussed in public. 
ALTERNATIVES:
None.
SUMMARY:
The Corporation Counsel recommends that the resolution be approved. It is NOT anticipated that the Commission will be asked to take action in open session.

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