It stems from a summer jobs program for which Green (right) received a $35,000 council grant. An audit revealed that Green hired a dozen of her relatives to work in the program. It also could not determine how more than $28,000 of the money was spent.
“Once I got a copy of the official report and read the facts for myself, I was outraged. I was hurt for the children, I was hurt for the community, and I felt since no one else stepped forward to hold our councilman accountable for the funds, I would,” Barker said.
The ethics commission set the hearing for March 17.