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Nepotism at its finest!

How many of new Plainfield Park district employees are related to Tic Tac Toe Pete and Peck? Are they trying to keep tabs on the Union activity at the park district? Meanwhile Joel Schumacher still hasn't received a paycheck for before Thanksgiving!!
Bad News Bears January 29, 2014 at 10:25 PM
I've heard that all new hires since May have either been a relative or friend of Hurtado and Peck. And now they'll have a new, though probably less notorious, friend appointed to the Executive Director's job soon. #OnlyTheDishonestGetAheadTheseDays
Larry Newton January 29, 2014 at 11:03 PM
OUCH, BNB. I don't believe that will happen at all.
Bad News Bears January 30, 2014 at 12:20 AM
I'm sorry Larry. I hope you know that I didn't mean you and Mary when I said "they".
Larry Newton January 30, 2014 at 12:25 AM
I don't believe there will be a friend of anyone next time we agree to hire an Executive Director. Things have changed somewhat.
Bad News Bears January 30, 2014 at 12:39 AM
I think they've changed quite a bit, but now I'm thinking about the fallout. And who, in their right mind, would want to come in to work with this mess. Hopefully Mr. Coldwater is a good Executive Director with staying power. My heart goes out to the staff at the PTPD. I can't imagine being able to put this aside and continue working day after day.
Larry Newton January 30, 2014 at 12:41 AM
Ding, ding, ding! You've raised the issue of the day. Who, in their right minds, would come to work for the Park District with such turmoil among the Commissioners? That's why it is imperative that Peter Hurtado step down and we begin the long process of cleaning house and moving forward.
Jamey Alwood January 30, 2014 at 11:51 PM
Larry and BNB I totally agree with the above statement about hiring a qualified ED. I have tried to be clear in my public comments that the district will have a hard time attracting quality candidates under the current conditions. I do have faith in Larry, Mary, and the rest of the community to continue to force Hurtado to do the right thing and resign! Pardon the pun but I hope Peter sees the LED light very soon!
Bad News Bears January 31, 2014 at 12:35 AM
Jamey, I call your pun and raise you two more. I don't believe that "light" will dawn on Hurtado. The man has no shame and will probably not resign. The only " light" at the end of our tunnel will be when he's up for re-election and hopefully loses.
Joel Craig January 31, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Or when an investigation he so happily invited results in an indictment and a pair of silver bracelets.
Think About It January 31, 2014 at 12:00 PM
What ever happened to the "Citizen's Arrest" law?

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