RESIDENTS OF HARTLAND ATTENDED A MEETINGTHURSDAY NIGHT TO FIND OUT WHY THEIR TOWN MANAGER WAS PUT ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE…..
MANY OF THEM SAY THEY LEFT DISAPPOINTED…
HARTLAND SELECTMEN MET WITH PEGGY MORGAN THURSDAY… IN PRIVATE….
WHEN THEY CAME BACK….PEOPLE WHO CAME OUT IN SUPPORT OF THEIR TOWN MANAGER…WERE DISAPPOINTED.
":i make a motion that we start the process of termination for our town manager.":
BECAUSE OF LEGAL ISSUES SURROUNDING THE TERMINATION, SELECTMEN COULDN’T SAY WHY THEY WANT HER OUT.
":unfortunately i cannot answer any questions now, it goes to the legal system.": ":i thought this was supposed to be Q and A!":
SELECTMEN ABRUPTLY PUT MORGAN ON LEAVE AFTER 32-YEARS ON THE JOB…JUST AFTER SHE’D RETURNED FROM A MEDICAL LEAVE WITH CANCER.
":our town manager has hired a lawyer…":
AND NOW SO HAS THE TOWN.
":my name is erik stumpfel, i am an attorney at eaton peabody. I’ve been contacted by the selectmen to provide them with some legal advice on the pending issue regarding the town manager.":
MANY CAME TO THE MEETING TO HEAR THE SELECTMEN’S REASONS…
":I think it’s unfortunate that we had a meeting tonight and with this many concerned citizens without any answers…but I also understand the bind the selectpeople are in.":
":there’s going to be a lot of uneasiness because a lot of people had questions":
":it’s a sad situation":
LEAVING TOWNSPEOPLE STILL QUESTIONING…
":until all the facts and information are presented I….can’t form an opinion":
SELECTMEN SCHEDULED ANOTHER MEETING TO TALK ABOUT THE TOWN’S FINANCIAL ISSUES…..
THAT WILL TAKE PLACE ON OCTOBER 29TH AT 6 P-M…..