Town Square

Post a New Topic

3 County Supervisors skip the transparent vetting process, appoint Controller.

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner, another community, on Mar 14, 2012

Supervisors Don Horsley, Adrienne Tisser, and Rose Jacobs Gibson (who was appointed) solved the vacant position of Controller yesterday by appointing Bob Adler.

This is an elected position and should have been placed on the ballet for the voters to fill. It could have been placed on this next June election or waited till November election for as little as $40,000.
This is not the first time Supervisors have ignored what is best for the Voters, but the vote is changing 3-2 instead 4-1.

Tom Huening resigned unexpectedly, shortly after our County Manager resigned after a 3.5 hr closed door session with the Supervisors. The new and improved JAIL we can't afford was a sticking point.

"I've basically said we can't afford it." Tom Huening

Web Link

Comments (2)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Mar 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm

Right before Don Horsley became Supervisor "The board voted 5-0 against recommending the elected positions of controller and treasurer become appointed jobs." What has caused the change?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:18 am

TODAY

Web Link


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,565 views

King of the Slides
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 1,287 views

Finger Food and a Blood Lite?
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,170 views

Giants Win! Couples Can, Too
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 678 views

Where the Sidewalk Ends
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 477 views