Pima County Stand Up, Speak As One

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    Pima County Board of Supervisor’s agenda for Sept. 5, 2017, https://pima.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=552209&GUID=E15D76B2-8B74-4089-9D76-6A670372E6C9

    Members of the public can fill out a green speaker card and speak at Item #7, Call to the Public, following the proclamations.

    Three Democratic Board members  (Sharon Bronson, Richard Elias, Ramon Valadez) called for an apology from Republican Supervisor Ally Miller following her comments on FB after the Charlotteville, Virginia demonstration/protest. Several items on the 9/5/17 agenda relate to Supervisor Miller and the request for censure and waiving the attorney/client privilege.  See below.

    Executive Sessions items on page 11:

    “6. Board Authority to Censure Board Member over Facebook Comment Discussion and vote to release to the public, Attorney/Client Privileged Memorandum from Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney, Andrew Flagg, dated August 28, 2017. (District 1) Attachments: BOS_BoardAuthoritytoCensure_District1Submittal

    7. Supervisor Miller’s August 18 Email: Non-Interference Discussion and vote to release to the public, Attorney/Client Privileged Memorandum from Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney, Andrew Flagg, dated August 28, 2017. (District 1) Attachments: BOS_Aug18EmailNonInterference_District1Submittal

    8. Applicability of Board of Supervisors’ Policy C2.1 to Supervisor Miller’s Facebook Comment Discussion and vote to release to the public, Attorney/Client Privileged Memorandum from Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney, Andrew Flagg, dated August 17, 2017. (District 1) Attachments: BOS_PolicyC2.1_District1Submittal”

    Board of Supervisors’ regular agenda, page 4:

    “17. Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege August 17, 2017 Memorandum Discussion/action regarding whether to waive the Attorney-Client Privilege and publicly release the August 17, 2017 memorandum from Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney, Andrew Flagg, regarding whether Supervisor Miller violated Board of Supervisors Policy C2.1 when she commented on Facebook. (District 3)

    18. Board of Supervisors’ Authority Discussion/action regarding the Board of Supervisors’ authority to censure Supervisor Miller regarding her comment made on Facebook and whether to waive Attorney-Client Privilege and publicly release a memorandum regarding that subject from Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney, Andrew Flagg. (District 3)”

    What Supervisor Ally Miller wrote on FB (cached) on August 12 at 6:19 p.m., courtesy of Three Sonorans post on August 13, http://threesonorans.com/2017/08/13/county-supervisor-in-arizona-is-white-and-proud-ally-miller-is-tired-of-all-the-attacks-on-white-people/:

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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