The grievance was thoroughly gone over at a public meeting and voted on by the board as a denial. For a board member to keep bringing it up as if it had not been decided is not appropriate.
As an additional correction, I absolutely abide by the instructions from our attorneys and have never done otherwise.
If Barabara Reed were able to provide transparency without inserting her opinion then your point would be valid. Absent that self censorship, her contributions to this community only serve to create drama and discord.
Most elected officers in Michigan share their opinions so voters can make informed choices. Here are just two examples from Donna Lasinski (D) and Lana Theis (R) sharing their opinions on recent or upcoming items. Which also, thank you for sharing your thoughts and giving me the opportunity to respond.