by Joseph Gresser
BARTON — Orleans County Sheriff Jennifer Harlow asked to be heard by the Barton Select Board at its July 15 meeting. A week before the scheduled date, she canceled, saying she had a scheduling conflict.
It now appears she won’t be attending a meeting at all, at least not anytime soon. The issues that caused discussions on a contract between the town and Sheriff’s Department to collapse remain and make discussion futile, the board and Sheriff have decided.
On July 15, Board Chair Ken Mitchell-Eby and board member Lenny Zenonos explained Sheriff Harlow’s decision not to speak to the board was made through a series of emails.
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