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conflict of interest

town board member in control of budget for highway dept., who's son is the supervisor. Also in control of his salary.

Asked on 4/04/07, 11:14 am

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Johm Smith tom's

Re: conflict of interest

That appears to be a conflict of interest that should be addressed in some way. I would need to research how the board is supposed to address this type of issue; presumably the board member should abstain from voting on son's salary, at a minimum.

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Answered on 4/04/07, 11:33 am

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