The Board of Selectmen deadlocks with a 2-2 tie on whether to renew Bob Lamoureux's contract. Selectman Gary Sagar refuses to vote.
Whether Public Works Superintendent Bob Lamoureux will work for the town of Seekonk past next June may be determined by an attorney. With Gary Sagar voting "present," the Board of Selectmen was unable to break a 2-2 tie Wednesday night on whether to begin contract renewal negotiations with Lamoureux, who has held his position for nearly eight years. Town Administrator Pam Nolan said this meant his contract was automatically renewed for a year. Selectman Bob McLintock said he wanted to hear an opinion about what the voting result meant from the town's legal consultant. A large crowd, made up mostly of Lamoureux supporters, attended the meeting. Several times they let their emotions loose with cheers, jeers and critical comments. Let Patch …
The special election to determine who will fill the Board of Selectmen seat vacated by Bill Rice is Monday.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Paul Buckley has the support of at least two sitting selectmen in his bid to join them on Seekonk's highest board. Bob McLintock donated to his campaign and on Friday, Gary Sagar submitted a letter to Seekonk Patch encouraging residents to vote for Buckley. Sagar wrote: Please join me and vote for Paul Buckley in the special election September 24th for the Board of Selectmen. Paul's service to the town has spanned over many years which has prepared him to serve in the highest elected office in town government. "I feel it's my time," Paul has stated many times which he can claim from his many years of involvement in our community. Paul's resume includes the Personnel Board, Board of Assessors, Chairman of the Republican Town Committee, to…