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November 30, 2007

Dolly Williams is fined for her conflicted Yards vote

The Brooklyn Paper
by Dana Rubinstein

The Brooklyn Paper adds to the coverage of the $4,000 fine levied against former Planning Commissioner Dolly Williams. The fine comes as a result of a Conflict of Interest Board investigation done three years after a conflict-of-interest complaint was filed.

“I acknowledge that by voting on the Downtown Brooklyn Plan, which conferred a benefit on the Atlantic Yards project in which I was an investor … I violated [the law],” Williams said in a statement released on Tuesday.

The admission was a far cry from her assertion to The Brooklyn Paper in October that she had served her term with integrity.


Posted by steve at November 30, 2007 5:30 AM