by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Wellington City Manager Roy Eckert has removed Kelli McComb from the Wellington Housing Authority board in a letter delivered to her office Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.
McComb was serving as WHA chairman, a board that overseas the Wellington Wheat Capital Manor.
The action came today after Eckert had spoken to her personally on Wednesday asking for her resignation, McComb said. The conversation came one day after the Wellington City Council allegedly discussed the manner in executive session. The council had two 10 minute executive sessions for non-elected personnel during its regular March 3 meeting.McComb said after the Eckert conversation on Wednesday she had spoken with her family and her attorney and decided she would not resign. When Eckert approached her this afternoon, she said was not going to resign, McComb said.
Eckert then delivered a letter which said McComb has been removed for misfeasance, nonfeasance, or malfeasance. Misfeasance is defined as a willful inappropriate action or intentional incorrect action of advice. Malfeasance is defined as a willful and intentional action that injures a party, Nonfeasance is defined as the failure to act where action is required.
In a statement this afternoon, McComb said: