Margate Commisioner Accepts Responsibility for Misappropriated Funds

According to city blog Margatenews.net, Margate Commisioner Lessa Peerman states that she “takes reponsibility” for $500,000 appropriated to the Alzheimer Family Center between 2000-2014.  Regarding the status of of  the funds at the May Margate Commision meeting , Commisioner Peerman said:

“If you all need a scapegoat if you all need somebody responsible, I accept responsibility for this missing money so call the governor’s office on me because the buck is stopping here. We’re the commissioners. I’m accepting responsibility for the missing money. Gene [Margate City Attorney, Eugene Steinfeld] you and the city go ahead and get the money back through all the channels that you can, but as far as who is responsible I’m accepting the responsibility,”

Read more at Margatenews.net

 

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