Saturday, August 3, 2013

Did Connie Hall, school board district 5, lie to Florida’s ethics commission?

In a report from the ethics commission about an investigation into Betty Burney dated 7/31/13, it says, Dr. Hall confirmed that she is president of Ready for Tomorrow and has served in this position since the creation of the corporation. She advised that in November 2012, she was elected to the seat on the Duval County School Board that was vacated by the Respondent. She noted that Ready for Tomorrow currently is active in name only, as the corporation became dormant when she began campaigning in June 2012 for the respondents seat on the board.

Um, if that is the case, then why was Ready for Tomorrow poised to get a 459,000-dollar contract from the school board in August, some two months after she says the company went dormant?

She was all set to take the money until August 14thwhen she abruptly cancelled the contract. Looking at a calendar it says August comes after June.

Furthermore the district Lawyer in the same report says the District paid Mrs. Hall’s Achieve Instill and Inspire foundation, 97.400 the same year the Foundation reported 86,450 in income. Can somebody please tell me where that 10k is?

I don’t know what’s more appalling, the lies, the missing money or the lack of interest the local media, sans the Folio article, have shown.