The Honorable Darrell J. Minott
Department of Labor
Carvel State Office Building
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Re: Meeting of Governor's Council On Equal Employment Opportunity
Dear Secretary Minott:
You have asked whether the Governor's Council on Equal Employment Opportunity ("CEEO") may meet privately with invited guests "from time to time."
For the reasons stated below, we conclude that the CEEO is a "public body" as defined in 29 Del. C. § 10002(a) and therefore must conduct its public business in accordance with 29 Del. C. § 100, the Freedom of Information Act (the "Act").
The threshold issue is whether the CEEO is a "public body" as that term is defined in 29 Del. C. § 10002. The two principal