Clinton Township School Board Meeting
Date: February 27
School board president Jim Dincuff:
Budget questions: Dincuff cuts off the speaker after 3 minutes, refuses to answer questions about a $26 million budget, calls the police, denies another board member’s request to give the speaker more time, has the speaker removed from the public meeting, and other board members react:
Dincuff orders board members and school district staff not to answer any questions:
Discrimination: A few minutes later, another speaker devotes the first half of the 3-minute limit to complimenting the school district, the board, and superintendent Kevin Carroll. The speaker goes well past 3 minutes and Dincuff permits him to continue talking until the speaker himself decides he is finished.
School board president Dincuff discriminates when applying the 3-minute rule and violates the First Amendment:
Hunterdon Review editorial: A fair, open process for everyone
Hunterdon Democrat editorial: Shut down
The complete audio files of this school board meeting are available on the school board website.