11/12/21 – Board Statement

The Board of Directors met Wednesday, November 10th for nearly 6 hours to discuss the termination of Chief Thompson – “without cause” (contractual language). Prior to this meeting, the Board President, 1st and 2nd Vice Presidents and Treasurer were briefed about this administrative decision by the General Manager before the termination occurred. After all of the BOD members were briefed, five of the seven Board of Directors endorsed the decision of the General Manager. As agreed to by all seven of the BOD, former Chief Thompson will be invited to meet with the General Manager, three members of the board and provided the opportunity to review affidavits and respond to the termination.