Bryan questions BOCC agenda

Published: Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10:50 AM.

Bryan pressed her point on the agenda.

“We are a representative form of government,” Bryan said. “We also have a job to do. There is a reason you have to come to the county commission. This is not a rubber stamp.

“Why wasn’t this put on the agenda?”

Commissioner Carmen McLemore wondered why the issue was on the November ballot when 80 percent of the county’s registered voters cast ballots.

Norton said the board was newly-configured after the election, that the district operates on a different budget cycle from the county and that the board had just finished with the current fiscal year and trying to be proactive in looking ahead to the next fiscal year.

Norton and Novak also noted a 60-day window in which the issue was sit before further action on the special election can be taken.

“My point is it could have been placed on the agenda,” Bryan said. “It is not just this but other issues that have come before the commission.



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