Hammond admits conflict of interest in vote to sell Herlong property
Monday, May 11, 2015 — Lassen County District 5 Supervisor Tom Hammond admitted his Oct. 8, 2013 vote to sell the county’s Local Reuse Authority property in the Herlong town center to Pezzullo and Smith, LLC violated the law. Hammond also agreed to pay a $2,500 fine.
Hammond admitted the violation according to a stipulation between the supervisor and the California Fair Political Practices Commission announced today when the commission posted the agenda for its May 21 meeting.
According to the FPPC documents, “Hammond violated the Political Reform Act by making a governmental decision in which he had a material financial interest, in violation of Government Code Section 87100 … ” when he voted to approve the sale as part of the consent agenda at the Lassen County Board of Supervisors Oct. 8, 2013 meeting.Add a comment