The memo was written outside of executive session but referred to the session. Kovach told the Transcript, he believes it may have violated open records laws.
While the open records issue is not directly connected to the election, some supporters of the mayor have made it clear they believe revealing the memo’s existence was a political ploy on the part of Kovach.
Hall said neither of these complaints fall under the purview of the Election Commission. The complaints have been given to city attorney Jeff Bryant.
“He (Bryant) is taking them very seriously and will investigate,” Hall said.