Economic Development Committee…Where are your Minutes?????

I think we all have seen the spectacle that unfolded at the last Board of Selectman’s meeting regarding minutes:(https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_McRbuwg-Nzdql_elx_p-Q) Currently, Chairman Blomback and Selectman Fortner are members of the Economic Development Committee :http://henniker.org/general/page/economic-development-committee Mr. Fortner’s committee assignment is here on page four Item #7:  http://henniker.org/sites/default/files/fileattachments/general/meeting/8392/4-5-16final.pdf The Economic Committee has a web page: (click here) The … Continue reading Economic Development Committee…Where are your Minutes?????

Henniker’s Select Board Chairman states that the public is accusing the board of wrong doing…. let the straw man argument begin.

 At the October 18, 2016 Select Board meeting, the chairman states four times that members of the public are accusing the board of doctoring minutes and conspiracy. When pushed to name the person who has complained about this type of activity he identifies ME! Apparently my Right to Know Request was perceived as an accusation. … Continue reading Henniker’s Select Board Chairman states that the public is accusing the board of wrong doing…. let the straw man argument begin.

Henniker’s Select Board cracks the whip…the Town Administrator Google snoops..and Henniker’s Attorney suggest a not so nice letter…Another day in paradise!

At the October 18, 2016 of the Henniker Board of Selectmen meeting Item #7 proved to be a bit confusing. One of the main issues of the discussion was a piece of property owned by Mr. Bill Russell.  In 2010 Mr. Russell’s property became mired  in the murky waters of development, improvement, frontage on roads … Continue reading Henniker’s Select Board cracks the whip…the Town Administrator Google snoops..and Henniker’s Attorney suggest a not so nice letter…Another day in paradise!

Did the Henniker Select Board violate policy? You decide….

 The Henniker Select Board’s policy regarding the disposal of surplus equipment (Section III.2) is very clear; “After making all departments aware of such surplus items, the Town Administrator   may authorize the sale of materials and equipment which he/she and the Department Head determine to be surplus to the needs to the Town where a single … Continue reading Did the Henniker Select Board violate policy? You decide….

If a picture is worth a thousand words…then how can this movie of Henniker’s Select Board leave you speechless?

   I have lived for sixty years on this earth. When I was a much younger man, many things people did perplexed me. As I get older, fewer and fewer things have that effect on me. But nothing in my life has ever prepared me for what occurred last Tuesday, October 18, 2016. On that … Continue reading If a picture is worth a thousand words…then how can this movie of Henniker’s Select Board leave you speechless?

If a picture is worth a thousand words…then this movie about Henniker’s Select Board will leave you speechless!!!!!

 I have lived for sixty years on this earth. When I was a much younger man, many things people did perplexed me. As I get older, fewer and fewer things have that effect on me. But nothing in my life has ever prepared me for what occurred last Tuesday, October 18, 2016. On that evening … Continue reading If a picture is worth a thousand words…then this movie about Henniker’s Select Board will leave you speechless!!!!!

The life of an official government document and the words contained in the document…really does matter!

the current publication of The Messenger has an article regarding the donnybrook that broke out at Tuesday’s Select Board meeting. The Messenger’s article can be read here: messenger-article-minutes In the article the writer mentioned I was contacted the next day, which is true, and says my “complaint” was with the town’s administrator for altering draft … Continue reading The life of an official government document and the words contained in the document…really does matter!

Why all the confusion…the answer is in the emails….hint, “REPLY ALL”!

Why so much confusion over a simple Right To Know request??? The answer lies in the emails folks. Here is the email stream that was generated by my request. email-thread Pay close attention to the email thread. Every email of mine was sent to the Every member of the SELECT BOARD, the town administrator and … Continue reading Why all the confusion…the answer is in the emails….hint, “REPLY ALL”!

Wait a….minute! More hennikerleaks for your enjoyment….

It has come to my attention that the select board discussed (without notice) my request for information regarding the creation and editing of official minutes of select board meetings, at their meeting on Tuesday October 19,2016. minute-creation-request Since the online agenda made no mention of discussing my request, I decided that I would rather spend the … Continue reading Wait a….minute! More hennikerleaks for your enjoyment….