Brockton City Council cleared of violating Open Meeting Law

The state has found that the City Council did not violate Open Meeting Law when meeting in private about a $68 million power plant lawsuit.

The Attorney General’s office ruled last week that the council appropriately entered into executive session last winter to discuss the federal lawsuit and the possibility of a settlement.

In 2012, developers of a 350-megawatt, gas-fired plant proposed for the south side of Brockton sued the city and several current and former officials, claiming they denied the developers' due process and civil rights when trying to construct the plant. Continue>>>