“While I have certainly been hearing from congregants who are concerned and angry, said Bnai Keshet Rabbi Elliott Tepperman, “the most common response I have heard is one of resilience and solidarity.”
The report was delivered to officials including Township Manager Timothy Stafford — who had authorized the promotions test rubric that firefighters say was slanted against them.
Members of the Montclair Civil Rights Commission say they reported a police officer’s comments because of his responsibility to protect all township residents.
The firefighters say the rubric was changed specifically to put them at a disadvantage.
Thousands of people had voted in advance, through mail-in ballots and early voting.
‘The public outcry as far as I can tell has not come from a diverse population,’ Councilman David Cummings, who represents the Fourth Ward, said.
The Montclair Board of Education is being criticized for its decision to have a police officer be present at the Feb. 19 BOE meeting.
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Smith-Morgan, Rapoport honored by CGI.
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