Anita Rivers wished to save the Town money so on her lunch break she took a poll worker’ class, but she ultimately was denied to be a poll worker for the past April elections. Ms. Rivers stated that initially Ms. Tebo told her that if she could go and get poll worker training, she could be a poll worker. Then later she was denied.
Ms. Rivers had asked about what it may take to be a poll worker and Ms. Tebo said, “I have no idea how they do it in this county because I’m from Volusia, and everything is different here. She told Ms. Rivers to call the supervisor of elections office to secure information about poll workers or poll watchers or anything like that. When Ms. Rivers initial stated she wanted poll worker training, Tebo stated “Well, I don’t know. I guess. I mean you want to sign up for a class. They probably have classes; because that’s the way they did it where I was from.”
Then Ms. Tebo said “—well, prior to that I had said, I don’t really know about that, because how could you be working here and then be a poll worker at the same time?” Rivers then stated Shirley Heath used to do that. Tebo then said “Really? That seems odd to me when Shirley was the city clerk or the town clerk”
The attorney then went to an email where Ms. Rivers indicated she could save the town some money by doing it and said “I guess your response to her is related to an individual challenging the election, and that it might be better if we don’t have town employees doing that. The attorney asked “Is that right?”
Ms. Tebo stated “Yeah, Joe Griffin”. “He actually said that”. The attorney possibly not believing what he just heard said “He indicated that he would challenge the town elections before the elections?”
JOE WISHED TO GO TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS BUT FELT RICHARD MARSHALL SHOULD DO THAT ON HIS OWN. SEE MORE ABOUT THE PETITION INFORMATION BELOW. HOW COULD JOE CHALLENGE AN ELECTION BEFORE AN ELECTION? STACY TEBO IS NOT TOO INTELLIGENT.
Tebo then stated that Griffin had sent an email because he was mad that Richard Marshall had not had enough petitions to qualify as a candidate.
JOE GRIFFIN KNEW RICHARD MARSHALL WAS RUNNING BUT HE CERTAINLY DID NOT CARE ONE WAY OR ANOTHER, EVEN THOUGH REV. MARSHALL MARRIED US. SO ALL JOE DID WAS POINT OUT THE FACTS OF LAW FOR WHICH THE TOWN DID NOT ADHERE. but after all, when I told Stacy Tebo to follow the law, she said “You can’t talk to me that way”. I think Tebo needs help and doesn’t know what she’s talking about; rather she takes the opinions of Bullard, Brown and Jefferson who are just trying to murk up the waters, obviously against Joe and really obviously, against Helen Miller.
The attorney then brought forth Rivers’ allegations that Tebo gave her a sticky note to do some research into Mr. Griffin’s background back in August of 2016. (THIS WAS PROBABLY BLOG RELATED BECAUSE THE TOWN HAD ANITA DOWNLOAD OUR BLOG ON HER COMPUTER SO THAT THEY COULD FIND OUT WHAT GRIFFIN WAS STATING FOR THE DAY. IN FACT, BEFORE ANITA WAS FIRED, TEBO ASKED RIVERS TO DOWNLOAD THE BLOG ON HER COMPUTER. I UNDERSTAND THAT MS. TEBO SEEMS TO BE PARANOID ABOUT ANYTHING JOE GRIFFIN DOES….BUT I DETEST HER LYING ABOUT HIM).
The attorney inquired “Do you recall asking Ms. Rivers to look into Mr. Griffin and what he’s posting?” Tebo responded that she probably had Ms. Rivers look into a public records request. (THIS IS ANOTHER MISREPRESENTATION BY TEBO TO MAKE HER LOOK GOOD. SHE WAS ABSOLUTELY PARANOID ABOUT WHAT JOE OR I WOULD WRITE AND HAD RIVERS DO THIS DAILY)“He (Griffin) had said something at the time that caused me to believe that there were — obviously, that there were some emails there that we might want to see. He was suing the town then. Well that was during his 20th lawsuit against the town. No that had closed by then, if the date on that is right. I’m not — I mean she wrote that, but I have no idea”, Stacy Tebo responded.
The attorney then inquired about having Ms. Rivers make a public records request that Tebo had not requested from anybody else to do?
Tebo replied “I mean, I could ask Pam to do that, but Pam wasn’t my assistant“ (NO PAM WAS THE TOWN CLERK AND PAM DID NOT HAVE A DOWNLOAD OF THE BLOG ON HER COMPUTER). “ So I don’t think there’s – anybody can make a public request” (ALSO IT IS THE TOWN CLERK’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR 119’S…WHAT A STORY TEBO!)
Later on in the inquiry, Stacy Tebo brings up Helen Miller. “She was mad about the qualifying also. That was another thing that happened (Audit problems, FDLE investigation, returns to customers on sewer rate, and the election). Stacy said “Helen Miller is so intent on being mayor again that she will do anything to be mayor again. So she was trying to get others to run, like this Nicole Williams, who is Anita’s good friend, because there was two seats that were up, and those were Rhett Bullard and Tonja Brown. Now, she didn’t want either of them to be re-elected; so she was trying to get others to run.”
She continued “Nicole Williams picked up a packet but never brought it back. At the last minute, when Anita wasn’t there on the 17th, I think it was, of March, we had two people come in the last minute to pick up a packet. Now, the qualifying closes at noon on Tuesday. So it’s very last minute. Tom Moore, who is on the Helen Team; and then this other man Richard Marshall, who used to be on the city council.”
THE TOWN HAS BEEN SO CORRUPT THAT JOE AND I ASKED TOM MOORE TO RUN AT THE AZALEA FESTIVAL…NOT HELEN TO MY KNOWLEDGE AND WE WERE AT TOM’S CAMPAIGN.
Stacy Tebo, under oath, stated that Richard Marshall was the one who turned in 16 petitions; and one needs 15. She stated “Two of them weren’t any good because – well, one of them wasn’t filled out and the other one lived outside of town limits. But because he turned it in so late, they go to the supervisor’s office for verification; it was too late. So he only had 14, but he waited until the last minute. That’s bad.
Anita became upset when she heard Pam tell Marshall he did not qualify. Pam then went into Tebo’s office to say “Oh, this is going to be bad. You know, Laura checked the signatures. There was only 14.”. Tebo then said “Well, you know, what are you going to do? You have to have 15. There’s nothing to be done”
THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO ON THE BLOG RELATING TO RICHARD MARSHALL’S APPLICATION. THIS YEAR THE TOWN FORMULATED THEIR OWN PETITION FORM. WHEN REQUESTING MARSHALL’S APPLICATION, IT WAS FOUND THAT ALTHOUGH PAM STATED THERE WERE ONLY 14 SIGNATURES, THERE WERE ACTUALLY 15 SIGNATURES AND FROM TEBO’S STATEMENT, OBVIOUSLY PAM MADE THIS DECISION ON HER OWN.
WHAT WAS MISSING FROM THE 15TH PETITION WAS NOT A SIGNATURE, BUT RATHER A DATE WHEN THE FORM WAS SIGNED. JOE GRIFFIN CALLED THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS WHO ADVISED HIM THAT IT WAS THE TOWN’S DECISION TO DISQUALIFY MARSHALL BECAUSE THE DATE WAS MISSING.
It was amazing that Pam blamed the supervisor of elections about the Marshall application and Anita Rivers was angry (because probably she knows what was on our blog SINCE RIVERS IS REQUIRED TO LOOK AT IT AND GIVE TEBO INFORMATION DAILY). You cannot trust either Pam Tomlinson or Stacy Tebo to be honest and forthright. Pam even sat down with Richard Marshall relative to reviewing his application and told him that everything was okay. THIS WAS STEP ONE FOR PAM TO ASSIST WITH ELECTING BULLARD AND BROWN.
Tebo stated Rivers was angry and upset because she didn’t like either Tonja or Rhett and would like to see them off the council and to see Helen Miller be mayor again.
THIS STATEMENT SHOWS MORE AND MORE THAT PAM AND TEBO WENT OUT OF THEIR WAY TO ASSURE RHETT BULLARD AND TONJA BROWN WON THE ELECTION. PAM AND TEBO WERE SETTING UP HELEN at the TIME OF ELECTION AND FINALLY TEBO RETALIATED AGAINST MILLER BY PLACING ACCUSATIONS IN THE NEWSPAPER AND CALLING FOR HER REMOVAL. THESE FICTITIOUS STATEMENTS MADE PREEMPTED TEBO’S ATTEMPT TO REMOVE HELEN MILLER FROM THE COUNCIL….PURELY RETALIATORY.
I MAY ALSO MENTION THEN WHEN I WENT INTO THE POLLING BUILDING, I SAW STACY TEBO NEXT TO PAM WITH PAPERWORK IN FRONT OF THEM WHILE WHISPERING. I am positive that SOMETHING WAS DONE ILLEGALLY, LIKE CHANGING THE VOTES BECAUSE UPON MY ARRIVAL, RHETT BULLARD’S FACE TURNED RED. NOW I AM POSITIVE RHETT WON BUT WITH MOST OF THE BLACK VOTE GOING FOR TOM MOORE, HOW COULD MOORE HAVE LOST? Apparently from what I have heard, many people in the Black community did not vote for Brown because she has done nothing for the community.
There were many instances where Helen Miller or Joe Griffin was mentioned. The problem is that most people in this town realize that Joe and I have a pretty bad history with Dr. and Mr. Miller. Why Tebo would think that we are cohorts of the Millers is quite funny. But in honesty, I have as has Joe, stuck up for Helen Miller IN THE RECENT ATTACK AGAINST HER, due to the fact that she is in the right under the law. Stacy Tebo essentially had the nerve to place information on the paper making Helen Miller Guilty without a hearing.
I am sure Rhett and Tonja did not have the fortitude to make a complaint themselves, because they knew it was wrong and furthermore, this accusation of Miller’s malfeasance is ridiculous. However, apparently three votes are not enough voting with Rhett, he needs an entire 5-0 vote.
IT IS OBVIOUSLY A SET UP AS USUAL. FIRST IT IS HELEN MILLER THEY ATTACK WITHOUT FACTS AND NEXT IT WILL BE WALTER MCKENZIE. WE ALREADY HAVE HAD OUR TURN AND IT WASN’T FUN. RHETT ACTS LIKE HE COULD NEVER DO ANYTHING TO ANYONE…OH WHAT A SWEET GUY….BUT BEFORE WE BROUGHT FORTH OUR CIVIL SUIT WE FOUND TRACY RODRIQUENZ WAS COMPLAINING ON RHETT’S BEHALF. ALSO RHETT DID NOT WISH JOE TO RUN FOR COUNCILMEMBER AND SAID MY COOKIES WERE GIVEN TO BUY VOTES, WHEN HE HIMSELF BUYS VOTES. I NOW KNOW THE TRUTH AND INSTEAD OF STACY IN OUR CASE, HE USED HELEN MILLER.
When Rivers complained about not reaching Andrew and about Pam Tomlinson inability to just talk to Rivers, Tebo said “Look, we have really important stuff to figure out here and I need you to just do it. When Anita complained again, Tebo said “Stop It. I just want you to do your work. Can you just do that?”
When Rivers said “What? Am I not allowed to complain?”, Tebo advised the attorney “And I swear to God she sounded just like Joe Griffin, that man who always wants to complain, and like “You can’t hear my complaints?”. Tebo just said “Anita, it’s time to work now. So just stop it” and that was it. Tebo stated that she wouldn’t say she yelled at her, but “because I was like, Just stop” because she was rehashing the same thing that she said to me a few days before and that Monday before when she had called me about Andrew not answering the phone.
Tebo then mentioned the next morning she was looking for something from Fred (Koberlein) and she doesn’t usually look at her emails before going to work when she saw the CDBG protest letter that’s supposedly written by Nicole Williams but “it smacks of Helen Miller”
Again Tebo brings up the Complaint made by Rivers of March 27, 2017. Tebo stated that Ms. Rivers did not author the complaint, maybe partially, “but she doesn’t — I think you’ve been seeing some of her writing. You know, it’s just not hers. I don’t think it’s completely hers. Then Tebo goes on bout it being odd because Anita Rivers stayed up past 10:00 p.m.
Stacy then decided to recapitulate what was necessary to do. The Garbage issue was that there was no rate increase that was added, as determined by Ken Daniels. The sewer issue was that the Town was actually over-billing the citizens so the town had to fix the sewer rates by giving credits as well as fixing the garbage for non residential by increasing bills.
When the attorney stated that Rivers claims she was not trained on how to do those issues…and whether those are her job duties? Tebo stated “There is not a job description for her. So I would say yes. She was asked to do that.” At the time of the election, Tebo stated the garbage rates were changing per the contract with Waste Pro. Pam complained about the garbage rates not being changed and Rivers said “Well, you never told me to change them.” Pam then said “Well, they go up every April”.
FIRST OF ALL, I DO NOT BELIEVE RIVERS RECEIVED THE APPROPRIATE COMPUTER EDUCATION TO FULFILL HER JOB BUT SHE WAS EXPEDIENT AT WHAT SHE DID AS EVIDENCED PERSONALLY.
INSOFAR AS THE RATE CHANGES, WHO KNOWS WHO PREVIOUSLY MADE GARBAGE RATE CHANGES; PERHAPS IT WAS ANDREW BECAUSE PAM SURELY DOESN’T KNOW MUCH.
THIRDLY, THERE WAS AN OLD JOB DESCRIPTION BUT WHEN A NEW MANAGER COMES IN, HE OR SHE NEEDS TO MAKE UP OR REVIEW OLD JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND THE MONETARY REMUNERATION MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH WHAT THE EMPLOYEE IS REQUIRED TO DO AND WHAT TYPE OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED TO DO THOSE JOBS. furthermore EMPLOYEES WORK BETTER IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE THEY HAVE PROJECTS THAT ARE THEIR DUTY NOT JUST HANDLING CHAOS WITH A MANAGER THAT MICROMANAGES.
BUT TEBO PREFERS, IT WOULD SEEM PEOPLE WHO DO NOT HAVE AN EDUCATION AND WHO SHE CAN HANDLE THROUGH FEAR. I AM CERTAIN RIVERS DID NOT FIT THAT BILL. RIVERS SPEAKS DIRECTLY, IS VERY INTELLIGENT WHICH I BELIEVE IS THE REASON PAM AND TEBO HELD HER BACK, AND FRANKLY YOU ARE LUCKY ROVERS WAS AS GOOD AS SHE IS HANDLING INCOMING MONEY. RIVERS IS RIGHT, IT SHOULD NOT BE HER JOB AND IF TEBO DOESN’T KNOW HOW TO CHANGE THE RATES HERSELF OR BE RESPONSIBLE FOR EVERYTHING WHICH TRANSPIRES, THEN IT LIES IN THE POOR MANAGEMENT OF TEBO. RIVERS HAS A RIGHT TO COMPLAIN AND GOOD FOR HER.
This next part to me, Karin, is hilarious. iT SHOWS THE PARANOIA OF TEBO.
On election day, Tebo advised the attorney that he had not asked her about Facebook and the Town’s page that Tebo had created. That was the day Tebo had Rivers password changed. Apparently only Pam can change passwords through GoDaddy, but Anita Rivers had no idea that it was not done through GoDaddy and why she could not change her own password. Stacy said she was trying to stop Anita Rivers from doing something to her that day.
Tebo starts “I was at the polling place, and she and I are the only person that updated that page. So she would put up flyers if I wanted, whatever, to help me. So,, I’m at the polling place, and somebody calls me and says Nicole, or Nikki, Williams is at the S & S Store talking on the phone to Anita and she’s at town hall, and something about MY– the town’s Facebook page and something I posted And I said, “All I posted was that it’s election day. Remember to vote.”
“Well, no. Something else about it. Like something you did that’s going to be illegal from removing something that somebody else put up there” Stacy said “Let me go there and see.”
Stacy opened her computer because she always closes the lid when she leaves. She noticed that somebody had tried to log into her computer because it states the password is incorrect; Stacy said “I know that she’s been at my computer. And I go to the Facebook and I change the password. And three seconds later, Rivers says “Did you just change the password?, “ Tebo said she did and that she didn’t need Rivers’ help with it anymore. That she would handle the Facebook page. “Oh and then she sends that email that I’m sure you have that “I’ve always had access and this isn’t right” da-da-da (I JUST ASKED JOE WHAT THE DIFFERENCE WAS WITH DA DA DA AND FIDDLE DEE DEE…. Lol)
Tebo then states how she had to do a timeline review because something up there and she stated “Oh, that’s not good to have on the town page”.
She then said “So Nicole had put these things like, “ PSA, You don’t have to vote for two people. You can vote for only one.” And, “Don’t forget you’ve already been paid. So go vote”
“Obviously, I’m not going to put these things – a lot of things on the town page, because what she’s saying is that Rhett Bullard has paid people off to vote for him and Tonja. “Vote Tom Moore. Let’s change the power of three. Let’s change the corruption of the third degree.”
Stacy then said “And I look and see what Anita has done, which was – – I look at the activity log, and she saved these things that Nicole Williams has attempted to tag Admin White Springs on. So she was going to – and then I talked to this person later and got the full conversation. She was going to put them on there and screenshot it, because Nicole Williams had said on the phone “Just screenshot it, and then take it off” to make it look like I had done that, tried to, you know, destroy public records. So that’s the reason I changed the password.
When the attorney asked how Tebo knew that Nicole Williams said that, she said because she had talked to the person that heard her speaking. “She’s very loud” Stacy said the person’s name was Rick Brown, a citizen. .Stacy confirmed with the attorney that it was an attempt to make it look like she had deleted the original, she guessed, post and then she could be accused of destroying public records when in reality Tebo had created – or stopped her post from ever hitting the page by creating some type of firewall or some way.
So Stacy had to make a screenshot of that where it says you’re blocking and apparently she blocked Joe Griffin from sending the town messages, but no one is blocked from reviewing the page and this was on election day.
Responding to the attorney’ssummation, Stacy Tebo agreed that Ms. Rivers and Ms. Nicole Williams were attempting to essentially sabotage her by making it look like Tebo was destroying public records. It was also Tebo’s belief that this was not authored by Ms. Rivers but someone else.
Then Tebo said that Nicole Williams just has sent this thing to fred last week saying everything is racially motivated, supposedly. “I think that Nicole had a part in it, or Nikki, and Helen. I think Helen drives all of it and she’s the brains behind the operation.
The attorney referred to “the power of three”. Tebo said that it was Nicole’s post and confirmed the three would be Mr. Bullard, Ms. Brown and Mr. Jefferson, the three council members that support Tebo.
Stacy said that it takes four votes to get rid of her and that she wanted Brown and Bullard re-elected because she has a good relationship with them. In her opinion, they do participate the most.
Stacy stated that Rivers supported Tom Moore and made a comment when she went into the precinct that she was only going to vote for one, and that would be Tom Moore. So obviously, one of them was going to be re-elected because it was an election for two spots and there were three candidates. She said Rivers was at least hoping to knock one of them out and then because they decide amongst themselves who’s mayor at the first meeting two days after the election, if there was somebody else that got on the council, then she might get to be mayor again, which seems silly for a little town of 800 people to care about who’s the mayor, but it is very important to Miller.
Then apparently Helen Miller went to the office to secure every single complaint Joe Griffin made on the agenda since October, and told Tebo in person. She stated that Helen Miller seems to have teamed up with Joe Griffin because Joe Griffin hates her and the mayor so much, and Tonja Brown and Willie Jefferson that she thinks that Helen Miller is using Joe Griffin to get the ones that she dislikes. And she was trying to sway the election also so that the mayor would not be re-elected.
Tebo was also asked whether Ms. Miller ever came to her and spoke about Andrew Green not communicating with Ms. Rivers? She answered “Ms. Miller doesn’t speak to me except when she’s on attack during a council meeting. She came to speak to me once this year. I wrote it down. She came to me recently because she wanted Joe Griffin’s every single complaint.. (This of course is a malicious misrepresentation. Helen Miller only asks questions and it is not directed at Tebo, but the council. Obviously Tebo feels she is mighty important and forgets she works for the citizens and the voted in council members.
Tebo also advised the attorney that she didn’t know if she could provide him some of the notes she typed but she hadn’t read it through. Apparently Stacy Tebo had been writing down different times that Nicole Williams was coming in and going to Tracy’s office and then Anita Rivers would go in there. She apparently thought it was some type of conspiracy against her. This woman is really paranoid.
Tebo also asked the attorney whether River’s complaint was racially motivated and stated it was silly for her to say because she had a black boyfriend she was serious about when she got the job and there’s a huge Confederate flag at the exit. She never put the pictures up on her desk and then in a couple months down the road she thought “Screw these people. I don’t care.” (SOUNDS LIKE A PHOTO SHOP TO ME)
As you can see from these “depositions” or statements, there was no reason to bring Helen Miller, Joe Griffin, or others into the mix. Yet, this was preemptive to Stacy’s attack against Helen Miller to have her removed from the Council. It is obvious that Stacy Tebo needs psychiatric help because her paranoia is getting the best of her and she is hurting others’ reputations because of it.
Further it is noted from the Attorney’s questions that he is a professional. And although he could not find grounds for discrimination against Rivers by Stacy Tebo, it is obvious that he brought out many factors which result in Stacy Tebo being a terrible manager.
Tebo was so ridiculous, she just kept digging a hole for herself by just talking and talking making her less credible since she had no facts but assumptions alone. I guess her MPA did not assist her and perhaps managers are born. If I had acted like her in such an unprofessional manner, I would not have had the positions I have had in my working life. But Rhett Bullard will put up with it because he can then control her and Brown and Jefferson do not have any idea what they are doing, but for them it is safety in Bullard.
Karin for the Blog