Hempstead Town Board members unanimously approved hiring outside private investigators to review personnel matters in the town attorney’s office and other departments.
Board members approved a resolution to retain the Babylon-based Lawn, Mullen & Good International Ltd. to review conflicts of interest and matters that will not be investigated by the town attorney’s office.
LMGI was hired to work as needed for $125 per hour, after a separate proposal for Kroll Inc. for up to $275 per hour was postponed for a vote by the board last month.
Town Attorney Joe Ra requested the outside private investigator after four employees filed complaints of a hostile work environment over a dispute about responsibilities in January, sources said.
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