Steve Swyers says when Board President Robin Harris spent $20,000 in taxpayer money on a newsletter that promoted his accomplishments right before the election, that was the last straw.
More controversy in the Monarch Fire Protection District, this time involving the Explorer Program that has been in existence for 20 years.
The board suspended shop steward Chris Gelven without pay and placed a letter of reprimand in his file.
No injuries reported, it appears nobody was home at the time.
State Auditor Tom Schweich gives the Monarch Fire Protection District a “FAIR” rating.
After protests from residents and state lawmakers, the board voted Tuesday to restore the lower rate.
Monarch Concerned Taxpayers doesn’t like the way the District’s board is spending money
District treasurer requests look at the books