File #: 21-A-029    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Reports from Officers - CC Status: To Be Introduced
File created: 3/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/22/2021 Final action: 3/22/2021
Title: REPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED MARCH 15, 2021 Councillor, S. Morales declared a potential pecuniary interest on the foregoing matter as he is the Respondent named in the Report of the Integrity Commissioner dated March 15, 2021. He did not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter. He left the virtual City Council meeting. Moved by: Councillor, C. Riepma Seconded by: Deputy Mayor, B. Ward 1. That the Report of the Integrity Commissioner dated March 15, 2021 be received. 2. That the imposition of the penalty of a reprimand to the Respondent. 3. That the imposition of the remedial action of a requiring a written apology from the Respondent to the Complainant. 4. That the written apology to the Complainant should: a) Acknowledge and recognize that calling out the Complainant and publicly saying that the Complainant is not a leader and the other disparaging comments were not in compliance with the Code; and b) Include a recognition that taking personal attack...
Attachments: 1. City of Barrie Formal Code Complaint- March 15, 2021

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REPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED MARCH 15, 2021

 

Councillor, S. Morales declared a potential pecuniary interest on the foregoing matter as he is the Respondent named in the Report of the Integrity Commissioner dated March 15, 2021. He did not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter. He left the virtual City Council meeting.

 

Moved by:                     Councillor, C. Riepma

Seconded by:                      Deputy Mayor, B. Ward

 

1.                     That the Report of the Integrity Commissioner dated March 15, 2021 be received.

 

2.                     That the imposition of the penalty of a reprimand to the Respondent.

 

3.                     That the imposition of the remedial action of a requiring a written apology from the Respondent to the Complainant.

 

4.                     That the written apology to the Complainant should:

 

a)                     Acknowledge and recognize that calling out the Complainant and publicly saying that the Complainant is not a leader and the other disparaging comments were not in compliance with the Code; and

 

b)                     Include a recognition that taking personal attacks against other Members of Council is not permitted under the Code.

 

5.                     That the written apology be tendered to the Integrity Commissioner within five days of Council’s decision on the matter.

 

6.                     That Council allow the Integrity Commissioner to be seized of the matter and maintain jurisdiction to receive the written apology from the Respondent.

 

The vote was taken as follows:

 

Yes: 10                      Mayor, J. Lehman

                     Deputy Mayor, B. Ward

                     Councillor, C. Riepma

                     Councillor, A.M. Kungl

                     Councillor, R. Thomson

                     Councillor, N. Harris

                     Councillor, G. Harvey

                     Councillor, J. Harris

                     Councillor, M. McCann  

 

Excused: 1                      Councillor, S. Morales