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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 1/6/1999

JANUARY 6, 1999

The Whitehall Town Council, worried about liability exposure and possible court-imposed fees and damages, voted during a special council meeting on Monday, January 4, 1999, to both approve funding a legal defense for council member Ron Robertson and seek a legal clarification on whether or not the Town is legally obligated to fund Robertson's legal defense.

Robertson, who serves as public works director for Whitehall, was also a town council member; a recent order by Montana AToorney General Joe Mazurek held that serving as a town employee is "not compatible" with service on a...


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