“The Spring Valley Board of Trustees has hired felon Anthony Mallia on a six-month contract at $50,000 to serve at the pleasure of Mayor Alan Simon, an ally dating to their days with the Ramapo Building Department.
The decision marked the third time Mallia has become employed with the village since Simon won election to a four-year term as mayor in December 2017.
Mallia resigned as Ramapo building inspector in August 2017 as part of his guilty plea to felony charges involving undercharging contractors for permits and shortchanging taxpayers by $150,000. Mallia worked as chief building inspector for Simon at the Ramapo Building and Zoning Department. [Read more…]