Will Matt Doherty become a whistle blower over his ouster from the AC Housing Authority?
Geoff Dorsey is the treasurer of the Atlantic City Housing Authority. LaQueefa Small is a former director of the authority.
Doherty found potentially criminal mismanagement of finances.
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I regret to inform you that there have been recent developments at the Atlantic City Housing Authority. Matt Doherty, the executive director, is no longer in his position.
It seems that Doherty’s inquiries into the expenditure of over $400,000 on consultants, instead of utilizing existing staff, played a significant role in his dismissal. This raised concerns about the governance of the Atlantic City Housing Authority, which has a troubling history of failures.
Doherty, an experienced professional with a successful background as a Mayor and former Executive Director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, believes his termination is an act of retribution due to his public exposure of financial malpractices that negatively impacted the residents the authority was meant to serve. He even suggested that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) should intervene in the situation.
Should Doherty’s dismissal be confirmed, there may be potential legal implications, as some sources within Atlantic City have indicated that he could pursue a whistleblower case against the City and the Housing Authority. While Mayor Marty Small seemingly supports the decision to terminate Doherty, it is expected that he will distance himself from any prior knowledge of the situation.
Please note that this information is subject to change, and it is advisable to stay updated on official statements and news regarding this matter.