Town wants money back from official who voted to pay his own company $10K

Members of the Holmdel Township Committee who last week asked a state ethics panel to investigatea fellow committeeman’s 2013 vote to pay his own company nearly $10,000 now want him to refund the payment.“The taxpayers deserve the money back,” said Deputy Mayor Cathy Weber.

The move to recoup the $9,872 that Committeeman Thomas Critelli and three former committee members voted to pay his construction firm seven years ago follows the emergence of a letter from the Monmouth County prosecutor last month that cited “irregularities” surrounding the payment, which was intended to settle a property da...

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