Court summarily dismisses Commission on Aging Executive Director's claim that she was discharged in violation of Open Meetings Act
In Carroll v. Montmorency County Commission on Aging, the plaintiff sued her former employer, arguing that she was discharged improperly after serving as the Executive Director of the Agency. She was fired after a closed meeting and contended that if you properly counted the subsequent open meeting votes of Commission Members who had not previously resigned, the termination was not approved.
The trial judge held that she failed to state an effective discharge claim and Carroll appealed. The Court of Appeals affirmed the summary disposition, finding that the properly-counted votes resulted in the plaintiff's termination by a 3-2 vote, and that any alleged Open Meeting Act violation was procedural and later corrected, and would not change the outcome of the termination vote.