COUNTY OF DUKES COUNTY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
An Executive Session of the County of Dukes County Commissioners was held Wednesday,
July 9, 2003 at 7:47 p.m. in the Conference Room of the County Administration Building, notice of such meeting having been posted as required by law.
Commissioners Present: Leonard Jason, Jr.; Robert Sawyer; Roger Wey; John Alley, Chairman; Nelson Smith; Leslie Leland. Absent: Paul Strauss. Also Present: Dianne Powers, Acting County Manager; Marsha Smolev, Executive Assistant.
The Commissioners discussed their continued attempts to verify Ms. Perry’s college degree. Ms. Powers and Commissioner Sawyer reported on their meetings with Ms. Perry. Commissioner Sawyer read from several documents Ms. Perry gave him in an attempt to explain her inability to produce documentation. The Commissioners discussed how to proceed. Commissioner Wey asked for a timetable. Chairman Alley suggested giving Ms. Perry one more week to produce documentation of her degree. Commissioner Leland voiced concern about legal exposure should Ms. Perry be given the job without documentation.
The Commissioners decided to hold another Executive Session next week on the 16th and 5 PM and to ask Ms. Perry to attend. Ms. Powers said she would inform Ms. Perry of that. Chairman Alley asked Commissioner Sawyer to contact some of the people noted in the documents provided by Ms. Perry with hopes that they could shed more information on the issue.
Roll Call Vote to Adjourn: Commissioner Sawyer – aye; Commissioner Wey – aye; Commissioner Jason – aye; Commissioner Smith – aye; Commissioner Leland – aye; Chairman Alley – aye. The Commissioners Adjourned at 8:24 PM.
_________________________ JOSEPH E. SOLLITTO, JR., CLERK OF THE COURT