Blame game escalates in Warren council health care vote controversy

Blame game escalates in Warren council health care vote controversy


BOTH OFFICERS WERE ALSO TAKEN TO
A HOSPITAL IN MONROE. A HOSPITAL IN MONROE.
>>Devin: THE FINGERPOINTING IS>>Devin: THE FINGERPOINTING IS
RAMPING UP OVER WARREN’S CITY RAMPING UP OVER WARREN’S CITY
COUNCILMEMBERS VOTING THEMSELVES COUNCILMEMBERS VOTING THEMSELVES
LIFETIME HEALTH CARE BENEFITS. LIFETIME HEALTH CARE BENEFITS.
THE NEW COUNCILMEMBERS ARE THE NEW COUNCILMEMBERS ARE
PROMISING TO UNDO WHAT WAS DONE. PROMISING TO UNDO WHAT WAS DONE.
THE FORMER COUNCIL VOTED THE FORMER COUNCIL VOTED
THEMSELVES THIS PERK BACK ON THEMSELVES THIS PERK BACK ON
SEPTEMBER 10th, QUITE HASTILY. SEPTEMBER 10th, QUITE HASTILY.
>>Mara: HERE IS WHERE WE’RE AT.>>Mara: HERE IS WHERE WE’RE AT.
YOU HAVE FORMER ELECTED YOU HAVE FORMER ELECTED
OFFICIALS, SOME CURRENT ELECTED OFFICIALS, SOME CURRENT ELECTED
OFFICIALS, TRYING TO CONVINCE OFFICIALS, TRYING TO CONVINCE
THE PUBLIC THEY DIDN’T KNOW WHAT THE PUBLIC THEY DIDN’T KNOW WHAT
HAD BEEN VOTED ON ALL THOSE HAD BEEN VOTED ON ALL THOSE
WEEKS AGO. WEEKS AGO.
ALL THE FORMER COUNCILMEMBERS ALL THE FORMER COUNCILMEMBERS
VOTED TO GIVE THEMSELVES THIS VOTED TO GIVE THEMSELVES THIS
PERK. PERK.
NORMALLY AN EMPLOYEE HAS TO WORK NORMALLY AN EMPLOYEE HAS TO WORK
25 YEARS TO GET THIS HEALTH CARE 25 YEARS TO GET THIS HEALTH CARE
BUT NOW GIVING IT TO THOSE THAT BUT NOW GIVING IT TO THOSE THAT
WORK 8 YEARS, INTRODUCED BY THE WORK 8 YEARS, INTRODUCED BY THE
SECRETARY. SECRETARY.
SHE SAID, I AM CURRENTLY OUT OF SHE SAID, I AM CURRENTLY OUT OF
STATE SPENDING TIME WITH MY STATE SPENDING TIME WITH MY
FAMILY AND I JUST LEARNED OF FAMILY AND I JUST LEARNED OF
THE…. THE…. HEALTH THE…. HEALTH
CARE RESOLUTION. THE…. HEALTH
CARE RESOLUTION.
WHICH PASSE WHICH PASSE
. SECRETARY ROBERT BUCK AMINO SECRETARY ROBERT BUCK AMINO
SINCE HE MADE THE MOTION SECRETARY ROBERT BUCK AMINO
SINCE HE MADE THE MOTION
APPROVIN APPROVIN
>>Mara: SHE SAID SHE CONSIDERS>>Mara: SHE SAID SHE CONSIDERS
HER VOTE ON THIS NULL AND VOID HER VOTE ON THIS NULL AND VOID
BECAUSE THE VOTE ON THIS WENT BECAUSE THE VOTE ON THIS WENT
AGAINST COUNCIL TRANSPARENCY AGAINST COUNCIL TRANSPARENCY
RULES. RULES.
>>I WOULD SAY, YOUR A>>I WOULD SAY, YOUR A
COUNCILPERSON, RIGHT? COUNCILPERSON, RIGHT?
THE ITEM WAS ON THE AGENDA THE ITEM WAS ON THE AGENDA
BEFOREHAND. BEFOREHAND.
>>Mara: BACK HERE LIVE.>>Mara: BACK HERE LIVE.
AFTER THE NOVEMBER ELECTION, THE AFTER THE NOVEMBER ELECTION, THE
CITY OF WARREN HAS 6 NEW CITY OF WARREN HAS 6 NEW
COUNCILMEMBERS, AND COUNCIL COUNCILMEMBERS, AND COUNCIL
PRESIDENT PAT GREEN, THE NEW PRESIDENT PAT GREEN, THE NEW
COUNCIL PRESIDENT, SAID HE WILL COUNCIL PRESIDENT, SAID HE WILL
DO EVERYTHING IN HIS POWER TO DO EVERYTHING IN HIS POWER TO
ROLL THIS BACK. ROLL THIS BACK.
LIVE IN WARREN TONIGHT, I’M MARA LIVE IN WARREN TONIGHT, I’M MARA
MACDONALD, BACK TO YOU. MACDONALD, BACK TO YOU.
>>Devin: THAT’S A PRETTY GOOD>>Devin: THAT’S A PRETTY GOOD
QUESTION. QUESTION.
HOW DO THEY GO ABOUT REVERSING HOW DO THEY GO ABOUT REVERSING
THIS? THIS?
>>Mara: FOR STARTERS, THE>>Mara: FOR STARTERS, THE
COUNCIL HAS TO TAKE IT UP AT THE COUNCIL HAS TO TAKE IT UP AT THE
NEXT MEETING. NEXT MEETING.
THE RETIREMENT BOARD HAS TO LOOK THE RETIREMENT BOARD HAS TO LOOK
AT THIS AND LIKELY NOT SIGN OFF AT THIS AND LIKELY NOT SIGN OFF
ON IT, AND MAYOR FOUTS IS ON

Daniel Yohans

1 thought on “Blame game escalates in Warren council health care vote controversy

  1. kathy says:

    KARMA to you outgoing Warren City Council.
    Thankfully after spending MY whole life in this sh*thole of a city, I'm off to Texas next year.
    Mayor Fouts is GREAT too!

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