A “wall of secrecy” that attorneys for Montclair Township tried to erect in the Montclair chief financial officer’s whistleblower case came tumbling down.
“At this time it appears that the criminal group that has attacked multiple other municipalities in similar fashion is responsible,” the mayor said.
Acting Township Attorney Paul Burr’s contract extended two months.
Lisa Johnson is revamping old programs and looking for news opportunities.
“We’ve built a strong, sustainable foundation for our future,” Mayor Sean Spiller said.
“From the beginning of this fiasco with our manager, I’ve refused to be silent despite legal counsel telling me I should,” Councilor-at-Large Peter Yacobellis says.
The Montclair Planning Board takes up its review of the draft redevelopment plan for the 8-acre site.
Residents in the affected area were instructed to boil tap water before using.
The firm, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, specializes in workplace investigations, according to a resolution that was on the agenda for Monday’s Township Council meeting.
Juliet Lee, former deputy township clerk, alleges in her lawsuit that Township Manager Timothy Stafford created a “hostile work environment.”
An Affirmative Action investigation found that the township manager had created a “hostile work environment.”
The complaint contends that the township manager retaliated against Padmaja Rao after she says she blew the whistle on him and other senior and elected officials on a number of fronts.
Montclair will continue to prohibit non-essential use of water.
Montclair was still under a state of emergency on Sunday evening and prohibiting all non-essential use of water.