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RYE, NY - More than $10,000 in improper school tax exemptions acquired by Republican Mayor Doug French, as well as multiple building code violations issued for his investment property at 13 Richard Place were to take center stage at a Board of Ethics meeting held at City Hall Thursday morning, January 12, 2012. However, the three-member board, each appointed by Rye Mayor Douglas French, decided not to proceed.
A PATTERN OF WRONGDOING EMERGES
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Now that the Board of Ethics has put forth their opinion on the complaint brought forward by Ray Tartaglione of Purchase against the Mayor and officials of the City of Rye, I would like to update you on the status of the complaint.
Board of Ethics Review
In the minutes of the Board, they found as per the City Code as follows:
“In executive session, the board reviewed the Code of Ethics and addressed two issues.
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Re: Email dated May 31, 2010 Regarding Frank Rubino* (See Below)
July 19, 2010.
Dear Mr Aris:
The Ethics Board of the City of Yonkers received the above email from you regarding Frank Rubino accepting employment in an of-counsel position at the law firm of Harris Beach PLLC (“Harris Beach”) immediately after retiring as Yonkers Corporation Counsel. Your email asked that the Ethics Board consider whether such employment: (a) required a waiver from the Ethics Board (and if so, whether such a waiver was obtained) or (b) constitutes an appearance of impropriety.
The Ethics Board has considered this matter and has determined that no waiver was required, and that no conflict of interest or appearance of impropriety was created.
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