His three-year contract ends Oct. 25. If Anderson is fired “for cause” before then, he is entitled to six months of severance pay, according to his contract. That “cause” includes being convicted of a felony and gross negligence in carrying out his employment obligations.
Councilors will meet again once Budreau returns, Osborne said.
Sullivan said Anderson is looking forward to having the truth come out. He said his client appreciates the support and encouragement he has received.
“Mr. Anderson has been humbled by that show of support and looks forward to being able to return to work serving the Town Council and the citizens of Derry,” Sullivan said.
Until Anderson has his day in court, Sarcione said, people in town should stop the “trash talk.”
“People should stop and think and give John his day in court,” she said. “In the meanwhile, stop the trashy, despicable talk about him. Who are they to be judge and jury?”