This action has been commenced within the time required by GeneralMunicipal Law §50-i.THE PARTIES AND VENUE5.
Plaintiff, Anthony M. Scro (“Scro”), resides at Cityof Syracuse, County of Onondaga, State of New York.6.
Defendants Jordan-Elbridge Central School District (the “District”) is amunicipal corporation organized under the laws of New York State, with a principaloffice located in the Village of Jordan, State of New York.7.
Defendant, The Board of Education (the “Board”), are the duly electedofficials who serve as the governing body of the District.THE FACTUAL BACKGROUND8.
Scro began his employment with the District on October 31, 2007, asTreasurer of the school district. Thereafter the Board reappointed Scro at the beginning of the following three fiscal years at the annual reorganization meetings in July, each to anew 12 month term as Treasurer. Scro was last appointed on July 7, 2010, to that positionby the Board to serve a one year term, commencing July 1, 2010.9.
While serving as District Treasurer and pursuant to his duties, Scroreported to the District’s internal auditor a series of abuses he noticed being committedby the Director of Operations, Paula VanMinos (“VanMinos”). He reported thatVanMinos had failed to reimburse the District for expenses she had charged to theDistrict credit card or to provide documentation showing the expenses were legitimate.
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