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School Board Minority Pushes Issue of Conflict of Interest

March 28th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

It appears as though the School Board minority plans to force the issue of conflict of interest when it comes to whether or not some actions can be voted on by the entire board. During this week’s public meeting of the Allegany County Board of Education, board members Tammy Fraley and Deb Frank pointed to an ethics panel opinion prior to a vote on the new board attorney. Frank and Fraley have been on the short end of numerous 3-2 votes since this new board took office in early January- however had the ethics panel opinion been adhered too this week- the attorney issue could have played out much differently. When board member David Bohn noted that the board is not bound by,  or required to consider rulings from the ethics panel- Fraley disagreed. While she offered no specifics, she suggested it’s possible there could be some fall out if those opinions are ignored…

She says there are legal ramifications that could result from failing to act on an ethics panel opinion- and that those will be pursued. In further discussion, Fraley hinted that any future actions pertaining to Superintendent David Cox  should be addressed without the participation of board president Robert Farrell…

2 Responses to “School Board Minority Pushes Issue of Conflict of Interest”

  1. March 28, 2019 at 3:48 pm, mac said:

    Fraley/Frank are at it again.
    More time seems to be wasted by them because they are in the minority and it must really be galling.
    This is one place I would’t want my kids to go to see local government at work.

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  2. March 28, 2019 at 5:51 pm, j.r. lepley said:

    when is mrs, fraley and mrs, frank going to learn that the three amigo s are a team and they know everything!i don’t think you can fool them boy s.

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