Vote to come back into open meeting.
The Council has been in a closed meeting pursuant to the Code of Virginia in accordance with the following provision:
Consideration of the following certification:
- Paragraph A.8 of Section 2.2-3711, to consult with legal counsel employed by a public body regarding a specific legal matter – i.e., City Charter provisions relating to staff’s authority to make certain payments and incur certain obligations – requiring the provision of legal advice by such counsel.
Each member will now certify that to the best of the member's knowledge (i) only public business matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements of the act and (ii) only such public business matters as were identified in the motion by which the closed meeting was convened were heard, discussed or considered in the meeting by the public body. Any member who believes there was a departure from the requirements of clauses (i) and (ii), shall so state prior to the vote, indicating the substance of the departure that, in his judgment, has taken place.
Roll Call. An affirmative vote shall constitute certification of compliance.