Integrity Commissioner finds Nairn & Hyman councillor in contravention of Code of Conduct 

By Rosalind Russell-

E4m, the Integrity Commissioner has found a Nairn & Hyman Township councillor guilty of several breaches of the Code of Conduct.

The commissioner was called in to investigate a complaint made by a member of the public who stated that Deputy Mayor Councillor Rod MacDonald had made several inappropriate remarks about specific staff and their work at the township’s June 7th budget meeting, and also released personal information.

The commissioner found MacDonald guilty of nine breaches of the Code of Conduct. 

Council accepted the report and the recommendation of the commissioner that MacDonald loses 90 days of remuneration for his actions.

This is the second time MacDonald was investigated by the Integrity Commissioner and found guilty of breaches.

He is running for another term of office.

For a recording of the meeting, click the link 

Click on the link for the copy of the IC’s findings

Photo: A Nairn & Hyman Township councillor, Deputy Mayor Rod MacDonald, has been reprimanded by council following a report by its Integrity Commissioner. The commissioner, E4m, had received a request for inquiry from a member of the public regarding the behaviour and actions of Deputy Mayor Councillor MacDonald at a council meeting in June regarding the township budget. MacDonald objected to council hosting the special meeting on the commissioner’s findings and council’s recrimination. Photo by Rosalind Russell

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