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OM 14-25 Kelly v. Woonsocket Budget Commission – No Violation

The Complainant alleged that members of the Woonsocket Budget Commission ("WBC") violated the OMA when the members voted to terminate the services of the Finance Director Tom Bruce through email communications, and 2) when the Commission failed to post proper notice on the Secretary of State website. Rhode Island General Laws § 45-9-6(a) clearly defines the five (5) instances under which the Commission must comply with the OMA. The termination of an employee does not fall into any of those five (5) situations. Thus, the WBC did not violate the OMA.

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