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Setting a flawed precedent

...unprecedented dilemma last week. We appreciate the difficult decision before them. Mayor David Carey's chief of staff, Hugh Chumley, admitted to violating borough ordinance requiring disclosure when his company sold equipment to the borough last summer...
HEA elections set for May 1

...which covers Soldotna, Sterling and part of Kasilof, Ed Oberts and Sonja Redmond have signed up to oppose incumbent Hugh Chumley. Mike Pate, the incumbent representing District 3, which includes communities from Kasilof south, is running unopposed...
HEA board seats open for election

...currently holds a District 1 seat (Kenai-Nikiski area). She said Friday that she intends to seek another term. Hugh Chumley, of Sterling is a representative from District 2 (Soldotna-Sterling area). He too said Friday that he was running...
Aide off the hook?: Assembly to re-examine Chumley legislation

...of staff at its next meeting. Such a decision would mark the final step in putting to rest the conflict surrounding Hugh Chumley. The possible legal action against Borough Mayor Dave Carey's former aide stems from Chumley's failure last summer...
Now and then: Assembly mulls $1M contract with past in mind

...two issues on Tuesday night with the mention of the "tire machine" that was at the center of former Chief of Staff Hugh Chumley's paperwork blunder. This week, the body had to decide whether to accept a $986,000 sole source contract with...
Transactions raise eyebrows: Business returns of mayor's aide grow despite claim of divesting

...Construction. According to the state Department of Commerce, Hugh Chumley, the mayor's chief of staff, has a 10 percent stake...recently come under scrutiny after it was revealed that Hugh Chumley failed to file a form stating his potential conflict...
Moving in the right direction

...conduct business or provide a service to the borough. Late last year it was revealed that Carey's Chief of Staff, Hugh Chumley, violated that law when he sold $18,000 worth of equipment to Central Emergency Services last summer. To their...
Assembly may consider discipline: Body will determine how to handle misstep by borough administration

...the assembly's Policy and Procedure Committee will consider whether a sole source contract allowing Chief of Staff Hugh Chumley to sell equipment to the borough violated the law, and, if so, who needs to be disciplined. The sale, made without...
Carey taps Bannock for interim borough HR director

...left vacant by Bonita Miller, whom Carey terminated earlier this month. Bannock is the current Spruce Bark Beetle program manager for the borough and previously was Carey's acting chief of staff after Hugh Chumley resigned last year.
Bannock to pinch hit for mayor

...the first time Bannock has stepped up to the plate for Carey. Carey appointed him as his acting chief of staff after Hugh Chumley resigned early last year. He served in that position for five months. "I felt it was helpful to have someone who...


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