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« Reply #1080 on: October 12, 2016, 08:04:17 PM »

It was a craft show of sorts. Glamping it was called. I went with my daughter and the crowd was pretty big. It will be interesting to see the attendance

Glamping is RV camping as in motorhome.
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« Reply #1081 on: November 03, 2016, 12:53:16 PM »

I see applications are being considered - since the elected members are now coming to term... 

Will be interesting to see the pool of applicants and who is selected this time.
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« Reply #1082 on: November 03, 2016, 12:58:16 PM »

Now you have to have a college degree to be considered as eligible to run.  That is BS.
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« Reply #1083 on: November 03, 2016, 07:42:57 PM »

Now you have to have a college degree to be considered as eligible to run.  That is BS.

I didn't see that in the news article!
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« Reply #1084 on: November 03, 2016, 07:47:33 PM »

It was in the display ad.
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« Reply #1085 on: November 03, 2016, 07:48:47 PM »

That might get thrown out.
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« Reply #1086 on: November 03, 2016, 08:11:21 PM »

Now you have to have a college degree to be considered as eligible to run.  That is BS.

Maybe they are trying to get someone with half a brain, who understands budgets, who ISN'T a member of the Union that represents all the employees of the Road Commission?

Just saying.....
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« Reply #1087 on: November 03, 2016, 09:40:48 PM »

Maybe they are trying to get someone with half a brain, who understands budgets, who ISN'T a member of the Union that represents all the employees of the Road Commission?

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« Reply #1088 on: November 03, 2016, 09:43:03 PM »

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« Reply #1089 on: November 03, 2016, 09:45:23 PM »

The other half of the brain not that one !!
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« Reply #1090 on: November 04, 2016, 12:01:28 AM »

I did throw my hat in the ring - in the past I was never considered cause I didn't have insider knowledge of operations...  and wasn't a member of the "D" party...

At least this time the application was more about being a member of a board/commission and asked pertinent questions to the position.

Like I said it will be interesting to see
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« Reply #1091 on: November 04, 2016, 09:33:09 AM »

Without reading all the BS it just sounds like the current board is trying to set it up so no one but them is qualified.
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« Reply #1092 on: November 04, 2016, 09:38:43 AM »

Ideally the board would be made up of members that somewhat represent each general area of the county and are somewhat qualified to run that type of an operation. politicians---not so much. More union reps---not so much  either.
What they need are common sense business men, or women I suppose, that understand budgeting and bookkeeping.
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« Reply #1093 on: November 04, 2016, 10:15:43 AM »

Working to a budget would rule out most politicians, for sure.   ;)

Prof is our man (except for golf season).....not certain about what general area it is that is being filled.

Without reading all the BS it just sounds like the current board is trying to set it up so no one but them is qualified.

I don't think that is the case Blue2.......I was one of the vocal residents at the meeting where there was a push for the county to take over operations of the commission and bring some order to the function as well as take out the redundant overhead cost. 

The majority of the commissioners wanted no part of it.....and I let mine (Jerry Oly) hear about it by telling him he would never get my vote again.

I still say the RC should be rolled into administration by the County.
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« Reply #1094 on: November 04, 2016, 03:05:01 PM »

What?  Only one personnel department, only one payroll department, only one...well, you get the point.  Why do something that makes sense (and saves money that could actually be spent on ROADS)?
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