Onset Fire and Water Must Disclose per Sec of State

By OnsetTogether | Apr 13, 2018
Source: Onset All Together

Update: Commissioner Hughes does, in fact, receive health insurance through Onser Fire District. The cost to taxpayers is as much as $25,000 per year.

 

The District, through its lawyers, refused to disclose whether Water Commissioner Hughes, who lives out of the District, receives a health insurance benefit. An appeal was filed, which the District's lawyers opposed in a four page response. The ruling is they must disclose whether he gets a benefit but not which benefit. How hard they fight not to tell the public!

Comments (7)
Posted by: cranky pants | Apr 13, 2018 12:44

Hank Phillippi Ryan loves this stuff, give her a call.



Posted by: bob | Apr 15, 2018 06:36

And don't forget the  CHANNEL 4 EYE TEAM.....



Posted by: OnsetTogether | Apr 15, 2018 17:59

Cranky and Bob, feel free to bring as many eyes on this as you can!



Posted by: saltytoes | Apr 19, 2018 13:32

There are 2 sides to every story. It may have been that personal info was requested. It also may a bit of overstepping by an OFD user.

Maybe users should come to meetings and ask questions..

 



Posted by: OnsetTogether | Apr 20, 2018 00:07

Saltytoes “users” meaning taxpayers should come to meetings, sadly the meetings change from 2PM to 4PM to 6PM randomly. I have videotaped many, they are on Youtube @onsetalltogether.

The Sec of State determined that this information was not personal and had to be disclosed. The District spent a ton of money trying to hide this public information.



Posted by: saltytoes | Apr 20, 2018 11:11

Once again, 2 sides to everything.. the meeting time changes are not really random.. and the public is informed of time changes. Once again, reminding all that the Prudential committee has offered to change meeting times if requested by OFD "users" not all Taxpayers are users in the OFD. I understand the videos posted on YouTube have been edited so, best thing would be for OFD "users" to come to meetings to get the truth...

 



Posted by: Steve Holmes | Apr 20, 2018 11:42

I can appreciate a citizen pursuing and chasing down a cause that is important to that person. Your issues with the OFD obviously are of great importance to you. So I encourage anyone to pursue their passions. Where you can become muddled and could be considered just a rabble rouser is when you use terms that are not quite on point. Like your comment about meetings, no Government Board can randomly change meeting times, without notice. All meetings must be posted 48 hours in advance to give the public an opportunity to attend. So its fine that last meeting was at 2PM (if posted) and the next meeting is at 6PM (if posted). So there is no harm and no foul in changing meeting times. If a change is necessary within the 48 hour window, then the meeting is cancelled. We had to cancel many meetings because of this rule. So you see the difference in the way the comment could be taken by a reader. Also your comment about the OFD spending tons of money to hide whether this gentleman receives benefits or not. I don't think its any secret that all members of that Board receive benefits, they have for years. How much is a ton? The fact that they receive benefits is not personal, but any other information in that document may be personal thus the State's response that the document would be heavily redacted. So again I enjoy watching your passion on an issue and encourage you to seek out your resolve (not meaning you need my approval of course) But please try to give all the details on these statements and not just leave them out there vague. Keep up your fight, if there are legal issues here that are a foul ball I hope that they get rectified. Just my two cents.



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