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Southbury First Selectman Walks Out of a Meeting

The topic was on the district's animal control department.

Southbury First Selectman Edward Edelson and Democratic Selectwoman Donna J. Pereira walked out of a Board of Selectmen meeting Thursday night. 
The topic that sent them over the edge focused on Animal Control. A Republican selectwoman wanted to publicly discuss Assistant Animal Control Officer Martha Stephens complaint that the town would not reimburse her $595 for training, the Waterbury Republican-American reports. 
Edelson has said she is not eligible for reimbursement. Republicans also wanted to discuss allowing Stephens administrative access to the Animal Control's Facebook page. 
Edelson insisted it was a personnel matter and left the meeting essentially ending it, the Republican-American reports. 
Read reporter Bill Bittar's full story in the Waterbury Republican-American here
Bernard Kokinchak July 21, 2014 at 11:13 PM
I would say this Edelson won the election fair and square. I would also say people make fun last of my last name are scraping the bottoming of the barrel. I would also say that my argument good and true base on the facts. Which no has respond to or poorly respond too. Like say about the B and B read the minutes, which online and looks like they drop the matter all together. I would also say that I have made good solid argument that no one has respond to which silent imply that I am right.
Ted Brown July 22, 2014 at 08:30 AM
Bernie, people don't respond to your "arguments" mainly because they are not easy to understand. Your bad grammar, in combo with your jumpy logic makes for a very difficult read. Just saying.
Jeffrey Manville July 22, 2014 at 05:46 PM
Mr.Kokinchak. Could you respond to who told you that "they are going to drop it"? It would seem that you know more about the B&B issue in zoning than the other zoning commission members. I believe you heard it from a reliable source? Did some one you are close to on the commission tell you this? There are only two sub committee members and a secret town attorney report. I have sat at every zoning meeting including the one where the sub committee was formed. No mention at any of the meetings since. But you seem to have some kind of insider information. Did some one close to you on the zoning commission tell you but not the other commission members? Your silence is deafening! But I guess what your saying in your last post is that your silence is proof I am right? Man up here and tell the public who told you they were dropping the issue or admit that it was hear say.
John Adams July 23, 2014 at 07:38 AM
If the report is finished then release it now in the patch not a town meeting in September ...why withhold the information.
Jeffrey Manville July 23, 2014 at 11:51 AM
Again today Mr.Kokinchak will you respond to my last posted comment or have you been told not to respond to it? I do know that you get notification to your email so you have seen the post. Again your silence is deafening.

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