by Rose Anthony of Granby
When a citizen is elected as town councilor, this person should represent all of the taxpayers in the town.
I believe in honest and open government. As a resident of the Town of Granby, I attend each of our meetings once a month and I speak up if I have a question or something to say to the town board, especially if I feel something is not right or fair to all.
At the February meeting, a town councilor spoke quite awhile about insurance. Her husband is insured by the town as a highway department employee. She is employed by the Hannibal school district. She used two cliches phrases: “What’s good for the goose is good for the gander” and “you gotta grab what you can.”
I did not understand her use of these phrases regarding insured by the town as a council member, but questions were not taken from the audience following that meeting.
At the March meeting, I asked if this town councilor is insured by both the school district and also by the town, through her husband. I asked what she meant by her statements last month and whether they referred to “double dipping” insurance coverage.
“I won’t answer you,” she replied.
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