Meeting Minutes Were ‘A Mess,’ Says Commissioner

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Meeting Minutes Were ‘A Mess,’ Says Commissioner
Date of First Publication 9-17-2013

OSSIPEE — Carroll County Commissioner Dave Babson is backtracking after he criticized a county watchdog who demanded that the commissioners verify that five years worth of nonpublic minutes were sealed correctly. At first, Babson though it was a “ridiculous exercise” but now concedes that the archive was a ‘mess’ that needed to be addressed.

This summer, Ed Comeau of filed a right-to-know request through his attorney which called on commissioners to verify that all the non-public minutes in the past five years were properly sealed in accordance to state law. Comeau made his request after some doubt was raised that a particular set wasn’t sealed properly. Commissioners released that set but refused to explain why they were doing so.

Read more about how Ed Comeau has been working for your Right to Know…

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