13/05/2021

Billerica chief’s investigation agenda product taken off by Decide on Board

As tensions ran high through the Monday, Jan. 11, Billerica Find Board meeting, Chairman Michael Rosa removed Law enforcement Main Daniel Rosa’s ask for for a even more investigation into six areas of concern pertaining to some of the Board’s members and their actions.

Chairman Rosa, Choose Board member Daniel Burns, and Board Vice Chairman John Burrows had been all named in Cheif Rosa’s investigation introduced to the Board on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020

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Rosa manufactured the get in touch with to remove the item, which was detailed less than aged company at the best of the conference on Monday.

Pick out Board Kim Conway lifted her concerns to the chair on the removal following pointing out it was Choose Board member Andrew Deslaurier who positioned the merchandise on the agenda, not the main who produced the request to Rosa to have it eradicated.

“Prior to we go into open up mic Main Rosa experienced despatched me an electronic mail requesting merchandise variety eight, which is his investigation taken off from the agenda,” the Board Chairman Rosa said, who then study the e-mail to the other customers. 

Billerica Police Chief Daniel Rosa

A vote to move the agenda product up to the beginning of the conference was not made by the board. 

Far more:Billerica Decide on Board agenda for Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

“In an being familiar with that I have attained with [Select Board] chairman to use this prospect to strengthen the language of the [Town] Charter, I am withdrawing my ask for for an investigation,” Chairman Rosa study from Chief Rosa’s email. “And therefore eliminating it from the agenda. I questioned the chair examine into the file Section 3-2B of the City Constitution. This provision would make it very clear that the Board, and its members, are not to turn out to be, or attempt to come to be concerned in the working day-to-working day administration of the city. The implementation of plan falls to the Town Manager and the section heads pursuant to the Constitution with the Board of Selectmen delivering wide coverage direction.” 

To hear the total electronic mail go to Billerica Accessibility Television’s website for a recording of the conference.