"I don’t get it,” said Legislator Richard Parete, D-Marbletown. “I think Robert’s Rules are important, and I’ve taken it upon myself to become familiar with them, but I don’t know if this is something that needs to be done in a special meeting, where our clerks and attorneys have to be present and (legislators) are paid mileage.”You're not the only one who is trying to figure out what the hell the "fiscally conservative" Bernardos are up to, Rich.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Bernardo Watch: Spending the Taxpayers' Money
Of the 23 members of the Ulster Legislature, just four are new to the job. So why the hell do the Bernardos want the taxpayers to foot the bill for a full legislative session, if the only thing on the agenda is a review of Robert's Rules of Order? It's idiotic, especially when you consider the expense: