Chairman Paulk threatened the Humane Society with legal action last night:
…the Humane Society provided
two county employees with undercover cameras as a gratuity.
I want those two undercover cameras returned by my two employees,
or there will be some administrative action.
I’m making this a public record.
If I don’t get those cameras back and the gratuity
I’m going to pursue it through the Sheriff’s office.
Needs to be public record in the VDT.
The picture shows Ashley Paulk (center)
motioning to VDT reporter David Rodock (foreground)
as he directs the VDT to publish what he just said.
Mechelle Sullivan is on the right, and
County Manager Joe Pritchard looks on from left.
Voting Commissioners Evans, Raines, and Powell
are just visible between Paulk and Sullivan.
The VDT did take dictation and publish that this morning, adding
this quote from Chairman Paulk:
“It’s a gratuity.
You can’t give a government employee something in order to get something in return.
It’s not legal.”
Other things are also not legal, yet never seem to be pursued.
Speaking of pursued, Chairman Paulk encountered a group of