Brunswick town councilors met in a 75-minute executive session Friday, presumably to discuss labor or employment issues with the town’s attorney, but adjourned without taking any action.

Neither Town Manager Gary Brown nor at-large Councilor John Richardson Jr. was in attendance, although Richardson joined the meeting via speakerphone from Washington, D.C.

The council met with labor litigation attorney Matthew Tarasevich, from the town’s law firm Bernstein- Shur, to hold “a consultation with town attorney regarding the legal rights and responsibilities of the Council per 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(E).”

That section of state law concerns “the legal rights and duties of the body or agency, pending or  contemplated litigation, settlement offers and matters where the duties of the public body’s or agency’s counsel to the attorney’s client pursuant to the code of professional responsibility clearly conflict with this subchapter or where premature general public knowledge would clearly place the state, municipality or other public agency or person at a substantial disadvantage.”

Councilors-elect Steve Walker, in District 2, and Jane Millett from District 6, showed up but were barred from attending the closed session by Chairwoman Suzan Wilson.

Wilson confirmed Friday after the meeting that the council made no decisions and took no action.

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