To the editor:
I read with disappointment, though not surprise, the article regarding town counsel’s letter to representatives of the 37 Interlaken project (Eagle, Jan. 22). Of course, it is important to note that town counsel does the bidding of the Board of Selectmen (which appoints him), so it is no surprise that he would take the positions he did. It is telling, however, that even town council seems to understand that the selectmen violated at least the spirit of the open meeting law by refusing to meet with the property owner and then engaging in a lengthy discussion about the project when such a discussion was not on their meeting agenda.
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