In matters concerning the Walsh family–whose family members own and operate several Morristown bars and restaurants, including , and –Councilman Kevin Gsell has recused himself from discussions and votes, as he is married into the family and has not wanted to present a conflict of interest.
However, when the Town Council, operating as the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission was prepared to vote recently , Gsell made no attempt to step away from the vote.
That hearing ended with the council delaying their vote, which is scheduled to happen before , at 6:30 p.m. on June 13 at .
So, should Kevin Gsell recuse himself from these proceedings because of his family connections to those applying for liquor license transfers? Or, do you think he can do his job as a member of the Town Council and ABC Commission without bias? Vote in our poll and chime in below.