Groton City leaders, two town councilors testify in dispute before FOI Commission – The Day

Town Councilors Bruce Flax and Harry Watson filed the complaint with the commission on April 1, after city councilors walked out of a scheduled joint meeting with the town on March 30 to discuss highway funding. Flax said the city councilors left the joint meeting, stepped into a conference room in the Town Hall annex and closed the door. The city mayor was upset after she saw an attorney for the town in the audience, Flax said.

“To me it goes way beyond parking lot discussion,” Watson told hearing officer Mary E. Schwind. “It was a deliberate, all get up, go into another room and close the door.”

But John Casey, the attorney representing the city [Read More]