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State Grand Jury subpoenas Fairfield

In its May 23, 2014 response to my Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request, Fairfield Township (Cumberland County) provided me with documents that indicate that on January 9, 2014 a State Grand Jury issued a Subpoena Duces Tecum directed to former Township Administrator Leo Selb.  The documents also indicate that on February 10, 2014 then […]

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Fairfield Deputy Mayor files harassment complaint against former Mayor

Postponed until 06/02/14 at 11 a.m. On Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 11 a.m., the Millville Municipal Court will conduct a hearing on Fairfield Township Deputy Mayor JoAnne Servais’ harassment complaint against former Fairfield Mayor Michael K. Sharp. According to Servais’ complaint, which is on-line here, Sharp, despite being told to the contrary, kept accusing […]

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Township Clerk’s rental property managed by Township Attorney’s company

Today, I received a Landlord Registration Statement showing that a Fairfield Township (Cumberland County) rental property owned by Roo Roo Rentals, LLC, a corporation owned by Lawrence Township (Cumberland County) Clerk Ruth Dawson and her husband John Dawson, is being managed by TES Real Estate, LLC, which is a company owned by Lawrence Township Attorney […]

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Fairfield pays $72,500 to settle racial harassment lawsuit

On October 29, 2010, the Township of Fairfield (Cumberland County) agreed to pay $72,500 to a African-American man who sued Fairfield Township for allegedly wrongfully discharging him from Township employment. More information and case documents are on-line here. ABOUT ME AND WHY I’M POSTING THIS. I chair the New Jersey Libertarian Party’s Open Government Advocacy […]

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Township Legal Bills on-line

I have uploaded the detailed legal services invoices submitted to Fairfield Township by Solicitor John G. Carr, Esq. here.   The bills cover services legal rendered during the months of July 2011 through May 2012.

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Letter to Mayor and Committee regarding bidding on ADA compliance contract

Here’s the text of my March 8, 2012 letter to Mayor Sharp and the Fairfield Township Committee questioning the manner in which a public contract was awarded. Dear Mayor Sharp and Committee members: I am in receipt of Mr. Selb’s March 7, 2012 response to my Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request.  For your ready […]

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May 8, 2011 letter to Mayor re Joe Veight’s roofer

My May 8, 2012 letter, which resulted in the News of Cumberland County‘s article of the same day entitled “Letter raises possible accusations of ‘impropriety’ against former Fairfield Township administrator Joe Veight” is on-line here.

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Fairfield denies access to records regarding Joe Veight because they are “part of an investigation.”

On May 8, 2012, I submitted an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request to Township Clerk Carla Smith.  A copy of my request is on-line here.  I made the request because I heard rumors that former Township Administrator Joseph Veight had a) repaid the Township for some over-payments that were previously paid to him and […]