Croton United members differ on many issues but one of the things that brings us together is our commitment to openness in government. In a village the size of Croton, it is both unseemly and unnecessary for village officials to conduct public business behind closed doors, and offering belated admissions of such private meetings only after forcing the public to make a barrage of Freedom of Information Law requests is hardly any better. Please take a look at what Croton United's Joel Gingold has to say in response to the Mayor's Open Letter to Croton Residents regarding the proposed Gouveia acquisition:
To the Editor,
Once again, under a hail of FOIL requests, our “full time” mayor has been caught cutting corners and, likely, violating the Village Code, prompting his lengthy justification of his actions regarding Something Good in the World (SGW). I am not a lawyer, but many of the actions the mayor described appear to me improper, if not outright illegal.
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and related: Brian Powers 7/10/14 letter http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/07/an-important-letter-from-brian-powers.html