Board of Finance
, the subject of the town's first-ever public hearing into an alleged ethics code violation, it's $171,485.12.
Or at least that's the amount Spatola is seeking for attorneys' fees and other costs he incurred while defending himself against the ethics complaint, which was dismissed by the
The claim for reimbursement has been referred to the Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Agency , the town's insurance carrier, Town Attorney Randy DiBella
"It's up to them to make a decision," DiBella said.