Notice of Mayor & Council Closed Session

The Mayor and City Council of Taneytown shall meet on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM in open session, with the intent to enter in to a closed meeting for discussion of the candidates for the City Manager position. 

The closed meeting is pursuant to the Open Meetings Act (General Provisions Article 3-305(b)(l}, which reads: "To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals". 
Due to the nature of the topic, which shall include the discussion of the merits of each candidate, it is important that we avoid any risk to the reputation of these candidates by holding this discussion in public session. 
The public is welcome to observe the open session, but shall not be permitted to attend the closed meeting.