Closed MeetingsThe Open Meetings Act permits the Village to meet in private for specific purposes. Some of the reasons the Village might hold a closed meeting or close a portion of its meeting to the public are listed below. All reasons are identified by state law under 5 ILCS 120/2(c).
- Appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees;
- Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives;
- Selection of a person to fill a vacancy in public office;
- Purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body;
- Setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body;
- Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent;
- Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this Act.