|Case Forum:||Michigan Supreme Court|
|Keywords:||Open Meetings Act (OMA), quorum|
Don M. Schmidt | Steven D. Mann | Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. | 150 West Jefferson Suite 2500 |Detroit, Michigan 48226
1. Michigan Townships Association (MTA)
A sub-quorum meeting of members of a public body acting individually without delegation or authority from the public body as a whole does not constitute a violation of the Open Meetings Act. The OMA is applicable to meetings at which a quorum is present. The Defendants-Appellants actions did not constitute a violation of the OMA. The Court of Appeals erred in finding that sub-quorum meetings in this case were a
On order of the Court, the motion for miscellaneous relief is GRANTED. The application for leave to appeal the July 8, 2008 judgment of the Court of Appeals is considered, and it is DENIED, because we are not persuaded that the questions presented should be reviewed by this Court.
|MSC requested LDF amicus brief?||No|
In December 2000, Hoff accepted the position of City Attorney for the City of Marquette. Hoff alleges that she thereafter suffered numerous instances of alleged discrimination during her employment with the City. In May 2004, a special meeting was called, and the agenda included an item regarding