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Water Commissioners May 28, 2014

May 19, 2014

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File #: 13-0767
The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit,
Water and Sewerage Department:

1) Agrees to meet with legal counsel on May 28, 2014, at 2 pm,
in closed session, pursuant to Section 8(e) of the
Michigan Open Meetings Act to discuss pending litigation
in the matter of In re: City of Detroit, Michigan,
Case No. 13-53846 (SWR), United States Bankruptcy Court,
Eastern District of Michigan; and

2)Notes that an affirmative roll call vote of 2/3 of
the Board Members appointed and serving is required
for approval of this Motion; and

3)Authorizes the Director to take such other action
as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

Agenda of May 9, 2014
Item No.13-0767

The Honorable Board of Water Commissioners:

RE:
In re City of Detroit, Michigan, Case No. 13-53846 (SWR)
United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan

MOTION:
Upon recommendation and opinion of William M. Wolfson,
Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer/General Counsel,
the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit,
Water and Sewerage Department:

1) Agrees to meet with legal counsel on, May 28, 2014, at 2 pm,
in closed session, pursuant to Section 8(e) of the Michigan Open
Meetings Act to discuss pending litigation in the matter
of In re: City of Detroit, Michigan, Case No. 13-53846 (SWR),
United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan; and

2) Notes that an affirmative roll call vote of 2/3 of the
Board Members appointed and serving is required for
approval of this Motion; and

3) Authorizes the Director to take such other action as
may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

JUSTIFICATION:

A meeting in closed session is requested to discuss the
above referenced matter. Section 8(e) of the
Michigan Open Meetings Act, MCL 15.268(e) allows a
public body to meet in closed session:
“To consult with its attorney regarding trial or
settlement strategy in connection with
specific pending litigation, but only if an
open meeting would have a detrimental
financial effect on the litigating or
settlement position of the public body.”

Pursuant to this provision of the Open Meetings Act
quoted above, General Counsel requests an opportunity
to meet with you in closed session.

Respectfully Submitted,
William M. Wolfson
Chief Administrative and Compliance Officer
General Counsel DWSD

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