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HomeBrew January 13, 2013 at 05:53 PM
Open and Shut: Last week, resolutions on Council's ReOrg Meeting agenda were posted on the township website. Alas, resolutions on 1/14 Council agenda have not been posted. Was the openness and easy access to public business just a one-time thing? A resolution Council will consider Monday is one appointing Douglas Heinold as "special counsel." Heinhold is a partner in former Township Solicitor Tom Coleman's firm. http://www.rchlawnj.com/index.php?page_id=11 Wonder if Heinold is being retained to handle all the cases new solicitor Anthony Drollas will have to recuse himself from? And I wonder if Heinold will charge the new, higher rate for council's legal services? (Coleman charged $125/hr.; Drollas is charging $150/hr.) http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/burlington_county_times_news/moorestown-names-law-firm-with-strong-political-ties-to-represent/article_0c89f642-5dcc-5d0b-b39a-70b51705a6c4.html
HomeBrew January 14, 2013 at 01:44 PM
Resolutions to be considered by Town Council tonight now are online (under "Files and Documents" on council's website. http://www.moorestown.nj.us/content/207/243/271/default.aspx ). Thanks.
month to month January 14, 2013 at 02:01 PM
thanks for pointing out that stuff it looks like the unanimous vote already took place to hire mr heinhold before the meeting another meeting violation whatever happened to saving money on legal fees http://www.moorestown.nj.us/filestorage/207/243/271/2264/4109/4111/48-2013_Special_Counsel_Heinold.pdf


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