The City of Jasper must hold its investigative meeting with hired attorney firm in the Sunshine. Here is the quote out of the Government in the Sunshine Manual.
8. Investigative meetings
The sunshine law is applicable to investigative inquiries of public boards or commissions. The fact that a meeting concerns alleged violations of laws or regulations does not remove it from the scope of the law. ago 74-84; and Canney v. Board of Public Instruction of Alachua County, 278 so. 2d 260 (Fla. 1973).
The event has been characterized as an investigative meeting. Allen, Norton and Blue, the attorneys hired to do the investigation, must do it in the Sunshine, that is in an open meeting so that all citizens will have the right to view and comment on the facts and data presented.
To Bad for Jasper. Nothing can be swept under the rug or overlooked. All of the dirty laundry will be hung out to dry.