Center, violated the open meetings law,and voted to spend tax money in a secretmeeting.The committee said the ad violated thefollowing provisions of pledge:--
“I will not engage in, permit or condone
personal attacks upon the character of myopponents; nor will I engage in invasions ofpersonal privacy unrelated to campaign
”I will not use or permit the use of any
campaign material or advertisement whichuses quotations or images taken out ofcontext and to misrepresent the other
candidate or other candidate‟s message.”
Perticone and Aldersley, both incumbentsrunning for their second four-year terms onthe board, held a press conference todayasking Nottell and Moore to repudiate thead as the pledge requires.
“First of all, we want the public to know thateverything in the ad is untrue,” saidAldersley. “The committee found that the
ad was unfair and misleading and we want
them to honor their pledge.”
Reached by telephone this morning, Nottellsaid he and Moore do condemn the ad. He
also criticized as “a buffoon” longtime
Irondequoit political activist RichardBarone, chairman of Irondequoit Citizensfor Better Government.
“We both oppose his approach, him and
everything he tries to do with these
negative „Report Cards,‟” he said, adding
that he and Moore have asked Baronerepeatedly to stop running the Report Cardads, which have appeared in theIrondequoit Post weekly newspaperthroughout this political season.