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Posts published in “Ethics, Transparency, Public Records & Open Meetings Act”

“When the Public Process is Done Appropriately, the Decision Made by the Governing Body will more likely be in the Public Interest.” Eugene Carl Haberman

Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, many local governments have changed the procedures with how their meetings are conducted. Teleconferencing, Zoom, and other forms of…

Confidential Manager’s Memos

The MSB has released the previously confidential Manager’s Memos pursuant to a Public Records Request. There are a total of 34 memos.  The format is…

Non-Transparency Transparency

The MSB has a new section of its website titled “Transparency.” However, a close examination shows that this section is akin to a “Non-Apology Apology.” …

“Impact of the Governor’s Budget”

This memo from the MSB Manager to the MSB Mayor (and distributed to all Assembly members) was discussed at last night’s Assembly meeting in closing…

#The Deep Borough

Here is an astute observation from a “Borough Budget Watch” participant about the MSB’s overall lack of transparency and the “behind the scenes” maneuvers of…