Ypsi broadens scope of Open Meetings Act

A recent vote at Ypsilanti City Council is helping shine some light on committee meetings throughout the city.

A resolution brought forth by councilmember Pete Murdock, D-Ward 3, at City Council’s Oct. 20 regular meeting requires all City Council-established subcommittees, as well as subcommittees and advisory committees established by any board or commission whose members are appointed by City Council, be subject to all requirements of the Michigan Open Meetings Act.

The resolution passed 4-3 with Mayor Paul Schreiber, Mayor Pro Tem Trudy Swanson-Winston, D-Ward 1, and Lois Richardson, D-Ward 1, as the dissenting votes.

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