Every tax is a pay cut. Every tax cut is a pay raise.
Citizens for Limited Taxation
Gerard E. Desilets is the town moderator and as such, gets to handpick
the following committees (according to the Town of Framingham's
Personally, I'm fascinated that he handpicks committees concerning themselves with property, given that SMOC buys land in Framingham and other places.
The town does not have an "ethics" board to scrutinze his choices for committee members for any possible conflicts of interest if any exist. I do not see any, but conflicts of interest do not stand out like a bright yellow dandelion. They are more like crabgrass.
Note that the town moderator is an elected position, but if you voted for him, you probably did not know he worked for an organization that is based in Framingham and conducts business with the town. It's possible I voted for him, not knowing he was an employee of SMOC. I will not make that mistake again.
I would feel much more comfortable if anyone who can hand pick these committees had no interaction with the Town of Framingham in their day job or night job.
Gerard E. Desilets has also played the role of being Framingham's campaign manager for Shannon O.Brien in her failed bid to become Governor.
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