Gardner: Vendetta or financial miscon...

Gardner: Vendetta or financial misconduct?

There are 11 comments on the Daily Journal/Sunday Journal story from Jun 26, 2012, titled Gardner: Vendetta or financial misconduct?. In it, Daily Journal/Sunday Journal reports that:

A battle over finances has led to the dismantling of the Gardner Volunteer Fire Department, but a local official said that won't affect the response times to emergencies in the area.

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Sun Queen

New Market, MN

#1 Jun 27, 2012
Sad Sad Day For Gardner.
yep

Hoffman Estates, IL

#2 Jun 27, 2012
Weird stuff, not much in the paper about it.
Dick

Coal City, IL

#3 Jun 27, 2012
What happens if someones houst catches fire, do you sue the city, because another citys fire deppartment had to drive there, and now your house is gone, or what if a critical car accident happens?
john

Rolling Meadows, IL

#4 Jun 27, 2012
no dick, the district has it under control.
Dick

Coal City, IL

#5 Jun 27, 2012
It looked like it was really under control on the news last night as they where loading the popcorn machine.
John

Rolling Meadows, IL

#6 Jun 27, 2012
Ya Dick, cause everybody knows we need a popcorn machine to put out a fire.
Mike

Bensenville, IL

#7 Jul 2, 2012
John wrote:
Ya Dick, cause everybody knows we need a popcorn machine to put out a fire.
GVFD claim on their website that they are a private company. However their funding is from taxpayers. I say lock up whoever stole the $47K, that's taxpayer $, not yours, Dick!
just me

Portage, MI

#8 Jul 4, 2012
$47,000 over 10 years, so what is a volunteer fire department what they can't buy pizza for them, and how much have they saved for do work on the fire trucks
dick h

Gardner, IL

#9 Jul 13, 2012
boss hog wants to run the fire dapartment !!
dick h

Gardner, IL

#10 Jul 13, 2012
the district has spent over$65,000 in lawyer fees to get the volunteers out !!! and mike your right lock him up but its been going on for 2 years and there no charges yet. There was a contract for ems and fire service just like when the city hires a company to do road work with tax $$$$ do they get payed for the service

Since: Sep 12

Chicago Illinois

#11 Sep 11, 2012
The mayor needs to step up and quit letting Dick run Gardner in the ground

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