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NHL's Glendale meeting may have violated open meeting law

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09:38 AM ET 07.20 | The State Attorney General's Office has launched an investigation into possible violations of Arizona's Open Meeting Law by the Glendale City Council. The investigation focuses on a series of private back-to-back meetings at Glendale City Hall among council members, National Hockey League executives and the prospective buyers of the Phoenix Coyotes franchise on May 28. The Attorney General's Office launched the investigation in response to several complaints, according to a July 2 letter by Assistant Attorney General Christopher Munns to interim City Manager Dick Bowers. "The complaints allege that the council violated the Open Meetings Law by conducting sequential meetings of council members in a number less than a quorum in order to discuss official town business without needing to comply with the requirements of the law," Munns states in the letter. Munns asked Bowers to provide additional information about the serial meetings by July 26. The Arizona Republic, which wrote about the potential violation last month, obtained Munns' letter through a public records request.

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July 20, 2013  09:50 AM ET

Here we go again.

July 20, 2013  10:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Here we go again.

Yep!

Them howling dogs!

July 20, 2013  10:46 AM ET

As long as they don't go bankrupt.

July 20, 2013  10:46 AM ET

As long as they don't go bankrupt.

July 20, 2013  11:09 AM ET

This is one tired dog of a story, just move them to Seattle already!

July 20, 2013  11:21 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

This is one tired dog of a story, just move them to Seattle already!

Hell, move 'em to Gnome, Alaska for all I care.

July 20, 2013  12:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Hell, move 'em to Gnome, Alaska for all I care.

Done! And the Gnome Roamers were born.

July 20, 2013  12:26 PM ET

Move them to Quebec City already!

July 20, 2013  12:56 PM ET

Yotes sign Brandon Yip. Ideal name for a Coyote.

July 20, 2013  12:56 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Done! And the Gnome Roamers were born.

Uncle Roamer.

July 20, 2013  01:13 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

And Uncle Roamer .....

..... nominates shipwreck as their coach.

July 20, 2013  03:05 PM ET

I can't believe they even print these threads! As long as I've been on here they've had it on like its a hot button topic, but the temp in the city is about all that's hot!

I second the Quebec move! Then hire Mike Vernon as their coach, that way Roy gets jealous and tries to start a fight, in which he hits another woman swinging wildly trying to catch the tougher Vernon and gets fired......just a thought. :)

July 20, 2013  03:28 PM ET

They should be investigating why we keep getting these non story stories.....that's the real crime.

July 20, 2013  04:53 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Hell, move 'em to Gnome, Alaska for all I care.

I hear there is no place like Gnome.

 
July 20, 2013  07:36 PM ET
QUOTE(#14):

I hear there is no place like Gnome.

LOL

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