Megan Simms just got promoted to finance director and I don't think she should have those responsibilities
The World has a story about the most recent candidate for treasurer, Heather Fox. She sounds like a reasonable candidate and she answers some questions raised previously, such as will she collect two salaries and is she just running as a spoiler to help Megan Simms oust Matt Rowe. The answer would appear to be no and no. According to the paper Fox is aware she will not keep her current job of tax specialist and may take a pay cur if she wins. More importantly, she agrees with many of us that no one person should be both finance director/administrator AND treasurer.
Megan Simms just got promoted to finance director and I don’t think she should have those responsibilities even though Mary Barton has been doing that forever.
She appears to offer a reasonable alternative to those who find Rowe unpalatable but are appalled at the commission power grab their reprehensible election manipulation to keep Rowe out that Simms seems to represent. Go Heather!
By the way, the board is holding a work session tomorrow at 1:30 in the commissioner’s courtroom to discuss the positions of finance director and human resources.