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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Buffalo News exposes Dils. Give up your seat, you are wasting everyone's time and humiliating the Community

Wednesday, May 30th, the Buffalo News ran a story on the Removal of Hamburg School board member Matthew Dils. 



Click on this link for the full story, 

In summary, Dils admits he missed 10 out of 21 meetings, and missed 3 out of 4 meetings the premise for his removal.  Dils claims he had to work at his job with the Erie County Corrections Department. 

Is Mr.Dils the only member of the Board that works? 
He is in his 3rd term, surely he should have recognized his inability to serve years ago? 

He then makes the claim, he voted for the budget via email and stays aware of what is happening in the district by weekly updates from the Superintendent. 
Clearly, Dils is clueless about Open Meetings Laws as if he knew the law he wouldn't behave this way, or even utter such stupidity. 


So, the District is paying to keep this guy in place on the Board? 
 Does this make sense? 

Where are the taxpayers of Hamburg, they should make him pay back the money and resign. 
 Give it up Matt, you are embarrassing the district and your family. 

 We wonder what the inmates thought of you after reading the morning paper?

46 comments:

Anonymous said...

To Concerned;

it looks to us that Matt Dils good convenient friend Steve Achramovitch and the board Pres Clakins are staying clear of this one. No comments, unusual from Steve or Joan to the BFLO NEWS. Joan needs to right this wrong and so many others. People are catching on fast to the secret society that has been real cozy for them.

Anonymous said...

Why wasn't Dr. Calkins, as president of the board of education, quoted in the Buffalo News story?

Will there be a story in the Sun tomorrow? What time does the new papers get to Tops tonight so I can buy a copy?

thanks said...

Thank you Holly for speaking up and getting your thoughts out. They are trying to shout you up, as witnessed on the sb on line meeting. Thank you

Super said...

I can't wait to see The Sun's spin on this story. oh wait they don't cover this kind of News.
so after reading the article in the Buffalo News Did Dils loose his Job at the Prison ? his quote make it look that way -“I had a full-time job and had to work three of four meetings,” and then this piece of wisdom- “Yes, I should have abstained. Just stupid thinking, I guess,” he told The Buffalo News. “I meant to say I was in support of it.” ... by voting yes you did say you where in support of it you jack wagon .

Anonymous said...

Dils, give it up. WE are going to FOIL request the legal bills from Harris Beach and sue you in civil court. The pressure is on....wait til the JUNE board meeting. Hey Matthew, what goes around comes around. Drink up and keep shooting your mouth off at Mammossers, remember one of the bartenders works at HMS. Your secrets are the blog secrets.

Anonymous said...

Dr Calkins was with STeve this morning at the ADMIN building around 7 15, did the rest of the BOE know? Concerned, I live near the admin building and I have picture of the parking lot with times and license plates. I will be at the June BOE meeting. Cant miss Joans car she has it ladened with car stickers....typical liberal bs.

Anonymous said...

Dildough was bellying up to the br, again.

Anonymous said...

Beer tent liar, we know who are. Thank you for validating the lies of Barnie fife and friends.

Anonymous said...

Read the news and the recent blog updates. Finally the News is outing the secret society called the school board, (except Holly B.) Holly right now it seems as though you are going against the tide, we are with you and hopefully all will change soon. When Joan and Steve are together, it spells dirty tricks. We are the losers. Why can't they just do things right,instead of always looking for loop holes?

Mr. Dils needs to resign, he doesn't have the time. When he let the board do his job in 06/07 and 08 we lost nearly 2 million dollars to this district and we have never recoved from this. Well Mr. Dils you should have stepped down back then.

Anonymous said...

To 9:47
I didn't know it was wrong for the BOE president to go to the administration building or talk to the superintendent. You're having so much fun with all your "footage"...you must be the one that did the illegal video meeting. Get a job!

Anonymous said...

Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger, Main character HOLDEN Caulfield. FYI Mr Jeter does the name HOLDEN mean anything to you? Just letting you know what we know.

shut it down said...

This money blowing is plain stupid stop it. Let Matthew Dils respond for himself. Keep these money sucking lawyers out of this.

Anonymous said...

Abuse of power and we have had enough.

Anonymous said...

Maybe more time at sb meeting and less time at the water hole.

sick of this waste said...

To Mr. Dils,

what do you mean "I voted to protect the board"? How so?

As we read this you are protecting only yourself. You did not show up. This was not an action while performing your duties as a sb member. Why would we pay for this? This school board is going too far now with this waste. The Supt. engages lawyers before a legal vote of the sb. Time for the supt to go also.

rubber stamper said...

Dils laying off my kids programs and teachers and we have to pay for this dude to stay on our school board. why not appoint the next highest vote getter Laura Heeter?

I do get it he is a rubber stamper who comes around to support Achramovich and calkins schemes.

pleasant ave. said...

Mr. Dils should pay for his own retention on the sb,not us.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Mr. Dils was really at work? Give proof that you were actually at work Mr. Dils. No time step down and let someone who can serve.

Lurker on Abbott said...

What illegal video taping? Someone has their facts mixed up...The only thing illegal is Joan acting like the lone ranger as BOE President.

Klozman said...

Dils - "I voted to protect the board." Translation - "We have to keep Sally Stephenson (and others of a like mind), who will expose and destroy our Star Chamber, from being elected. Our Great Bed of Ware is about to be rendered kindling wood."

Once Sally S. is sworn in there will be the second (heretofore absent) necessary to raise motions and broach topics for discussion that the RSB, up to this point, has refused to entertain. Major change is afoot; the ducks are quacking.

Time wounds all heels.

Klozman said...

It would seem that since Calkins' third place finish in the election allows her only to complete the one year term that remains in a vacated position, her current status as RSB president is null and void. The person she replaced was not the president, ergo, as that person's replacement she has no right to retain that title.

The RSB is morally (and perhaps legally) obligated to conduct a replacement election once the new members are sworn in. An excellent choice would be Sally Stephenson who is superbly versed in both Robert's Rules of Order and operations within the political sphere. Those who doubt this need only ask the Achraevader who, despite no shortage of behind the scene machinations, has been unable to thwart her efforts in either the political arena or the courts.

Anonymous said...

Let us look at history. Roswell takes off after blowing thru 1.8 million with Dils on the BOE. Crawford comes in with his Mr. Rogers, short man management approach, only to find an even shorter Mr Kerr who had trouble in with fidelity, and meddled in the world of his teenage sons friends, call him papa kerr..not so loyal to mama. Both small little smurf like critters, with blue body parts, slither out of hamburg, and then the oh so sly erie one boces captain sneaks old stevie in to place. Never did any of these small minded, and one would suggest, foolish men would be taken down by those oh so smarter. Wait until the west seneca boes get the wake up call...they are already on to papa smurf in dixie.

we heard the tape at a party...liars. said...

KLOZMAN, REMEMBER....STEVE IS ON TAPE SAYING HE, ANDY GRIFFITH AND BARNIE FIFE WERE GONNA STUN GUN SALLY. ITS ALL ON TAPE. STEVE IS SUCH A LOSER, LETS HOPE HE HAS HIS ASS KICKED BACK TO TONAWANDA AND TAKER JETTER CHEETER WITH HIM

we know said...

Wow,,Remember main character in CATHCHER IN THE RYE (Holden )Caulfield. Remember young Caulfield's first name, it is important in this piece. We know

Anonymous said...

Anonym, those that are no longer in place took themselves down by their lying deceitful ways. A great deal of deception and lying in administration, it is part of that culture. Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

We need new honest leaders. This bunch has proven otherwise.

Anonymous said...

Charles Mahoney should contact the SUN editor and give him the information for a news story.

Maybe also contact 2 ON YOUR SIDE and perhaps CH 4 and CH 7?

Anonymous said...

Concerned. when is the next meeting of the school board?

Klozman said...

Those who would, in any way, attempt to either thwart or cozy up to the Achramaconda, take heed and exercise due diligence. You are dealing with the world's largest snake. It will coil round and squeeze the Bejesus out of your ignorant, unsuspecting bods.

Anonymous said...

Klozman you know Achramovitch well, he is a snake.

Dishonest and deceitful to the core. Achramovitch administrative dishonesty. Plenty of events to prove it. Check out the commissioners site to see his hx. Shame on this sb for supporting Oz. scheme in bringing him here. Left in disgrace from Ken/Ton and Greece. why us?

We don't buy his community tour and rebranding him as a decent person. Only reason for this false front is to get us to support his candidates who keep him in power. Joan Calkins, Matt Dils and Diane Reynolds. We will support anyone who is not in his pocket. These three are.

Anonymous said...

There is a mole in administration and it isn't in Achramo's pants

step aside said...

Matt Dils record is enough 2 million gone while he was on the board and now 50% only. Step aside for someone to give this job what it needs and deserves. My kids deserve more.

community discusted said...

Waht I want to know is this a joke? We are actually using my tax dollars that should be going to my kids to pay for a guy to stay on the job that he comes to only 50% of the time. This is total bull crap. THis is the main topic in the community, we are not happy with this arrogrance.

alum parent of 3 said...

They do what they want because they can. Abuse of their positions. This starts at the top, cronyism all of it. Why no female supt's? Not a one, just keeps suffling the same old guys around. Same culture different day.

Only hope they are old and new blood will eventually filter in. We are a new young generation that is demanding more. The old school is over, we are educated and informed. We must stay organized to protect what was once a good school system. Alum and parent of 3 kidos, do not squander money on a sb member who comes only 50% of the time. His job or whatever demonstrates that he doesn't have the ability to serve. Thank you

stop said...

My kids education is more important then this. Get your priorites straight $$$$ to kids not this.

thank you Holly said...

Is there only one sane mind on this school board? Thank you Holly

Charlotte Ave. parents

get this off my chest said...

This only gets richer. Matt Dils sends a note in favor of budget, doesn't show up for a vote cuts 34 teachers and staff and we are paying for this bull shit.

Bull shit

VOTE NO said...

Thanks for the exposure. Thanks to all that have contributed. Kind of new to site.

Keep these issues front and center. We have the information and community's thoughts. Good forum, i will weigh in, DO NOT PAY FOR THIS MATTER this is as I see it a procedural item not a legal one. The district is not being sued, a procecural item that a citizen has the right to exercise in the removal of a sb member for lack of showing up at official sb meetings.

This is straight forward. We need our teachers for my kids and yours. we have serious issues with all who support this.

Maple Ave, I vote NO said...

Don't show up, step down and let someone who doesn't have job interference step in. What if others on the sb say a majority had conflicts with work schedules and couldn't attend. How are we to conduct business? You should know when you run for the sb if you have the time, desire and best interests of the school community at center. I would suggest that someone who votes via an email or note is not part of any discussions and I will agree now a RUBBER STAMPER; Not present not doing your job that we elected him to.

PTA Mom said...

Kids still sleeping, catching up while I can. I am staring at this article in the News. PTA friends told me about the site and the issue at hand. Not a dime should go to an issue like this. I would not do this. There were many candidates who ran who obviously are interested in serving. I will add that when you have 8 candidates that should tell you something. The public is not satisfied. We want change, we need change. My husband and I both are graduates of Hamburg and are not happy with the way the school district is being run.

Anonymous said...

Isn't American freedon great. I vote no on this one. A fan

Anonymous said...

Contact the Hamburg Sun and get something published on this topic. Perhaps and article and an editorial, and maybe one or two people here will submit some letters to the editor.

716-649-4040, ext 255

news@thesunnews.net

check pattern said...

Resign and save yourself the headache. You obviously don't have the time. The question is what has changed that this will not happen again? I would be curious as to the # OF MEETINGS YOU HAVE MISSED IN 10 YEARS? this would be telling. If this is a pattern, you really should let someone else take your seat. Laura Heeter would be an excellent choice. PTA Mom

Anonymous said...

I agree with check the pattern.


Examine the hx. of Matt Dils attendance on the sb. This is the question. The law reads 3 straight meeting and he missed 4. I would like to know the entire pattern. I would image that this has been going on for awhile. Please do not wast money on this, let Mr. Dils handle this himself. He didn't attend let him provide the proof of his whereabouts.

Anonymous said...

PTA Mom, we endorse that plan. Laura Heeter for sure. She would be an excellent enhancement to our sb.

No Vote said...

I will see you at the next meeting on the 12th og June. THere should be a revote, if not something is terribly wrong. VOTE NO ALL of YOu and this time Mr. Dils keep your 2 cents out of it.

middle & hs parents said...

I'm not sure where to comment on this Matt Dils item. But here I go, as a parent /taxpayer over $5,000 in school taxes this is not acceptable. We are paying for a simple item. You don't come to half the meeting than you should be FIRED, simply stated given the PINK SLIP. Would Mr. Dils not fire our teachers if they showed up half the time? I am aware as to his other problems and I am discussed by his slanderous mouth. You need to get you lying mouth closed. You make a charge like I have been told, well I have no sympathy for you or anyone who thinks that this type of behavior is OK. We are informed and organized. I am with those who vote a resounding NO on paying for his retention on the school board. Like another post I would like to see his 10 attendance record published. I also noted on this site that he was on the sb when this district lost $2 Million of our kids school dollars. Was Matt Dils ABSENT? Well Mr. Dils when you are not there you are not informed. I don't care who calls you, you are not part of the ideas and discussions. No attendence no input, you are a NO SHOW. I am angry since you cut my kids science/health ed. classes.