“I’m at a loss on what this is for.”
“The board recently made a decision to obtain an attorney for the purpose of handling cases in addition to providing legal advice to the board.”Lewis went on to say that this would help the board stay in the bounds of the laws.
“We need to maintain that separation,”Lewis stated.
“All the cases are ready to try.”Doss went on to say she is waiting to be summonsed by the Superior Court and that everything was ready on her side of the case.
“Neither one of you have been to my office to tell me about this problem...Why am I just now hearing this...I think you are wanting this $18,000 because your letting history gage the future...I find it hard to approve this money. I think we should table it until further discussion.”
“If you had it (money) in your budget and I approved your budget I really don’t have a lot of ground to tell you no, when I’ve already said yes.”Basically Johnson was just acknowledging the money amount was previously approved in the Assessor’s budget. Upon saying that, Johnson made the motion to approve the funds to go to the Tax Assessors. This was followed by a second from Sosebee. Simonds would not be in favor.
“recently made a decision to obtain an attorney.”FYN did an open records request and received all meeting minutes since July. No where in those minutes did it state this decision.