City of Minot
Special City Council Meeting
Monday, March 16, 2020 at 12:00 PM
City Council Chambers, City Hall
Any person needing special accommodation for the meeting is requested to notify the City Clerk's Office at 857-4752.
Live stream of this meeting is available at https://www.facebook.com/cityofminot


1.

ROLL CALL

2.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3.

INDEPENDENT COUNSEL RETAINED

The City Attorney's office evaluated outside legal counsel and retained Attorney Patricia Monson to assist the City Council with the previously described endeavor.  The Mayor executed the attached retainer agreement on behalf of the City of Minot.

It is recommended the City Council ratify the appointment of Attorney Patricia Monson as the independent counsel to investigate an alleged hostile work environment including a review of potential civil, criminal, and City of Minot policy violations. 
4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Attorney consultation and discussion between City Council and Attorney Patricia Monson to seek and receive advice relating to an investigation into allegations of a hostile work environment and any other potential civil, criminal, or policy violations, pursuant to N.D.C.C. §§ 44-04-19.1. and 19.2.
5.

ADJOURNMENT