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Attorney not sure if city broke state law

McMinnville officials may have to wait for a lawsuit by a city resident to find out if their procedures violated the open meetings act when they renewed the city administrator’s contract Sept. 25.
During Tuesday night’s meeting, Vice Mayor Everett Brock asked the city’s legal council if a violation occurred only to be met without advice.
“I’m going to say that is an opinion for a court,” said city attorney Tim Pirtle. “I certainly cannot speak for a court.”
In order for a court to decide, someone has to sue the city of McMinnville.
“So a ...

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