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HomeMy Public PortalAboutRES 92/05RESOLUTION NO. 92 -5 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING A COOPERATIVE EFFORT OF GOVERNMENT ENTITIES TO AMEND FLORIDA'S SUNSHINE LAW TO PERMIT CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVATE MEETINGS BETWEEN ELECTED OFFICIAL AND THEIR LEGAL ADVISORS; DIRECTING THE TOWN CLERK TO FORWARD THE RESOLUTION TO APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS; AND, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Palm Beach County Municipal League and County Commissioner, Carol Phillips, has heretofore made a written proposal for a cooperative effort to urge amendment of Florida's Sunshine Law to permit confidential and privilege meetings between government entities and their lawyers; and, WHEREAS, the City Commission of the Town of Gulf Stream fully supports the proposed amendment advanced by County Commissioner, Carol Phillips and the Palm Beach County Municipal League; and, WHEREAS, the Town Commission of the Town of Gulf Stream believes that a proposed amendment would provide a more efficient and cost effective manner of communication between elected officials and their legal advisors with no corresponding detriment to the public, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, FLORIDA, THAT: Section 1. The Town Commission of the Town of Gulf Stream strongly urges the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation and all other members of the Florida Legislature to adopt an amendment to Florida's Sunshine Law, which would permit consultations between elected officials and their attorneys of record in a privileged and confi- dential setting free from the requirements of public disclosure. Section 2. The Town Clerk is directed to provide a copy of this Resolution to the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation and all other members of the Florida Legislature. Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage. PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, FLORIDA THIS 14th DAY OF August , 1992. ATTEST: 2L J_ Town r Clerk T OF LF RE ; FLORIDA ayor Commissioner Commissioner Commissioner �_ 4 S Commissioner