Hampton ‘accepts’ responsibility for bill

Councilwoman Shirlie Hampton said Wednesday she accepted responsibility for her actions regarding a request to City Attorney Ray Curtis and had directed him to bill her for the service.

“I was unaware it was a violation and will fully accept responsibility,” she said.

On Thursday, Hampton presented the Perry News-Herald a copy of a receipt reflecting a $150 cash payment to Curtis for .75 hour’s time spent researching ATV parks in other municipalities.

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