BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF ELECTIONS

Organizational Meeting March 29, 2019 @1:00pm

Present: Terri Mullikin and Barbara Strolo (members),  Town Attorney Charles MacLeod and Clerk-Treasurer Stephanie Loller

Participating Mayor Brian Jones, Councilwoman Rosalie Kuechler, Art Kendall, David May, Lillian Zelinski, Bill Blades, Dawn Jacobs, Gren Whitman  

Actions taken by the Elections Board:

Selection of the chair was postponed until a third member is appointed

Following discussion of the March 19 letter of complaint from Art Kendall the Board instructed Mayor Jones to turn over to Stephanie Loller the personal email list he used to promote his candidacy using the rockhall.gov address without recipients’ emails. The list will be available to the candidates and the public.

Other:

The Board members and MacLeod admonished Mayor Jones for using the Town assets—rockhall.gov and the Town website—for partisan electioneering.

Mayor Jones’ materials have been removed from the Town website.

Both actions by Mayor Jones were deemed violations of the Town’s social media policy.

The vacancies on the Elections Board can only be filled by Mayor and Council.

Stephanie Lolled as clerk-treasurer supervises the Town elections overall.