Failed Government Rapes Weymouth Taxpayers

by Dominic Galluzzo, Weymouth Resident I sat at this table in September of 2012 to discuss the many burdens that are being forced on the backs of Weymouth real estate taxpayers. With no discussion allowed of those concerns I left this august body with a challenge to address the issues raised with its taxpayers. You…

Cohasset Selectmen’s Mea Culpa to the Attorney General

As Cohasset Selectmen get deeper and deeper in trouble, Town Counsel Paul DeRensis’ letters to the Attorney General and others become more tortured. DeRensis’  response to the Attorney General was written with regard to an Open Meeting Law complaint Selectman Martha Gjesteby filed against her board. DeRensis’ 3-page letter on behalf of Selectmen noted Gjesteby’s…

Other Changes to Town Manager Act suggested by DeRensis

Thursday morning (Feb 7) at 7:30 a.m. Cohasset Governance will discuss changes to the Town Manager Act suggested by the Town Counsel including part of the original act that allows the Town Manager complete assess to privileged documents and personal information. (See preceding blog.)

Cohasset Town Counsel discusses Big Town Manager Act Tweak with Governance

Town Counsel Paul DeRensis met with Governance chair Christine Cunning and her committee for over two and a half hours Monday night regarding the legal ramifications of their work on changes to the Town Manager Act. A lively and interesting discussion revolved around part of the present act that states, in the original Act. Especially,…

Good Morning Cohasset

It is good that Cohasset Selectmen voted 3-1 (Leland Jenkins) with one abstention (Martha Gjesteby) to not file a second ethics complaint against Selectman Martha Gjesteby, who is trying to recover from hip surgery, no thanks to her board. Selectman Diane Kennedy set the mood and tense of the 9:15 agenda item that was discussed…