A letter writer in today's Gazette claims that it was Trustee Maria Slippen who spearheaded the idea to videotape work sessions. Once again for the record: Here are the facts, backed up, of course, by the proverbial tape.
3/26/15 - LET THE SUNSHINE IN! CROTON UNITED SCORES YET
ANOTHER SUCCESS ON OPEN GOVERNMENT; BOARD WILL NOW VIDEOTAPE WORK SESSIONS after their initial refusal to even discuss the subject--read
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4/10/15 - GAZETTE, BOB ANDERSON- I recently returned from a trip and caught up on my
reading. I was quite surprised by Ms. Slippen’s letter to the residents
of Croton regarding improvements to the village work sessions. Her spin
seems to indicate that the village board had an epiphany regarding how to
improve the sessions.
What she failed to mention in her letter was that members of
Croton United had asked numerous times why the sessions were not videotaped.
The answer was that it was too expensive ($150 per session), and logistically
difficult. It was not until...READ MORE HERE https://www.facebook.com/notes/croton-united/this-weeks-gazette-letter-from-cus-bob-anderson/433954200094950