Geauga County park board won’t let critics speak, won’t answer written questions

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Members of Protect Geauga Parks submitted questions about the parks to the Geauga Park District, but the district’s executive director informed them he won’t give them answers or meet with them. ( file)

Robert Higgs, cleveland.comBy Robert Higgs,
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on September 02, 2016 at 2:45 PM, updated September 02, 2016 at 5:48 PM

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Critics of the Geauga Park District who have been banned from commenting at public meetings can’t get answers to questions they submit in writing either.

Members of Protect Geauga Parks submitted two pages of questions to Park District Executive Director John Oros in mid August. Oros replied in an email that he would neither respond to the questions or meet with the advocates.

The rejection comes on the heels of a decision in July that eliminated the public comment period at the park district public board meetings.

Previous coverage: Can the public comment at Geauga Park District meetings? Apparently not

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