“Anthony Mallia has been booted as the mayor’s top aide after the Rockland Personnel Department rejected his job application based on his felony conviction and the lack of proper job documentation.
Despite the county’s ruling, Mayor Alan Simon is looking to re-hire Mallia as an independent contract employee. The proposed hiring — with no stated salary — is listed on the Board of Trustees’ tentative agenda for Wednesday night’s meeting.
Mallia worked for the village during 2018 at $125,000 annually but the county Personnel Department never approved his application and was never officially told the mayor hired Mallia as his confidential assistant. [Read more…]