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November 15, 2014
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Michelle Boyle

Outgoing Town Board Fires Town Administrator

Should the incoming Town Board rehire the fired Town Administrator?

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1. Harrison | December 25, 2013 at 06:38 AM EST

Goldberg was a good administator over the year of her service. Man, I can't wait till Schiliro is going to be the new supervisor!

2. Incredulous | December 25, 2013 at 01:57 PM EST

What a concept! You don't do your job. Your boss takes corrective action. You accuse your boss of harassment. No one investigates. They fire your boss. You continue to not do your job. Repeat for as many poor performing employees as necessary.

3. Michael | December 26, 2013 at 12:22 PM EST

The town administration that has put her in power should have the power to take her out of power? As has been noticed by me over the years many people that vote in this town are vindictive against out of town people (residents that have not grown up here) that if elected do not seem to have a chance going forward. Example: Mr. Lombardi serving approx. 40 years and other town board members with large tenures who have been from this town have served with little editorial problems.

4. Doris stanley | December 26, 2013 at 06:12 PM EST

Let us stop all the accusations, bygones have been bygone. Let us give Michael Schiliro's administration A fresh start and wish them luck!

5. Geri | December 30, 2013 at 03:19 PM EST

Am not fully understanding all what transpired. Would like to know more as what is legally possible.

What was the nature of Ms. Goldberg's contract? What were the provisions for letting go or \firing?\

All my life I've learned from my father - an attorney -- \documentation, documentation, documentation.\ I also had the experience of sitting and then leading a supervisory/governing committee with charge over firing employees. When incidents came up -- they were noted and discussed and filed for later action if warranted (or the file got thicker over time).

I understand privacy is appropriate but there should not be a witch hunt either. Who decides in the Town when an employee has not satisfactorily performed in a job? And are there not usually warnings?

For all the talk of running the town as a \business\ I can't help but think a business wouldn't operate this negligently.

Personally I only encountered Ms. Goldberg on one issue last Winter but she was helpful and seemed genuinely interested and wanted answers to my questions with a sincere interest.

Can't answer though whether Ms. Goldberg should be re-hired yet ...not until a full investigation occurs that should have happened prior to the firing actually.

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