agreeing to set up a server so all communication could be monitored,
reverts to private channels
to conduct Shorewood's public business
is biggest abuser, using his employer's email for official design, library
and village board correspondence
Download Hanewall's emails that haven't been
Black eye for Engberg
awkward, loyal attempt to spend more than necessary . . .
Board Monday nixes
hapless Hanewall's costly firm as consultant
Hapless Judge hubby Hanewall admits
role in putting employer's unsuccessful, costly bid before village
officials, but he then votes for
Engberg Anderson firm's competitor
No sooner does the
attorney general blast officials who destroy records than
Hanewall refuses to turn over
from village, library or design boards
Peg Lautenschlager said that allowing lawmakers to destroy records could hamper
future investigations. She called the exemption from the records retention law a
"tragic" example of lawmakers setting loose standards for themselves.
"It seems essential that as there is increased
special-interest access to government . . . the requirements of openness,
particularly of records, be universal," said Lautenschlager, a Democrat."
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We ask for AG's opinion whether the open records laws apply
Trustee claims village
archived correspondence he sent, received at work
Wis. (May 12, 2006) Trustee Jeff Hanewall uses his work email for official
correspondence, but refuses to turn over copies of the public records.
claimed in an email message all correspondence is on village servers.
Hanewall's stewardship, the Library Board refused to archive email until
last year, despite a law suit settlement obliging the village to retain
copies of all correspondence.
A request to Village Manager Chris Swartz
seeks clarification from the village attorney and attorney general's
public integrity section whether state law applies to Mr. Hanewall, who
lied to voters to trick them into electing him as an independent