Published: Monday, May 07, 2012, 9:37 PM Updated: Monday, May 07, 2012, 9:54 PM
Perth Amboy school board votes again to place superintendent on paid leave
Board members, citing state law, invoked a "doctrine of necessity", allowing members to vote despite conflicts of interest. On April 25, the board voted 4-0 to remove Caffrey, with five members abstaining, with four citing conflicts as relatives work for the district.
Tonight’s vote was 6-0 to place Caffrey on leave, with three members not voting.
Board vice president Kenneth Puccio presided at the meeting, saying president Samuel Lebreault