Empires are continuing to collide — the Linn County Board of Supervisors’ and Linn County Auditor Joel Miller’s.
The current flashpoint between supervisors and auditor is the ongoing dispute over who is going to manage the county’s 15 or so facilities.
Miller is auditor and also the county’s facilities manager, but it looks like the supervisors are going to snatch the oversight of facilities from him.
At the end of an extended and contentious back-and-forth at the supervisors’ Wednesday meeting, John Harris, the board’s chairman, told Miller that the supervisors needed to have a good working relationship with the director of the county’s facilities, and they don’t.
“You’re doing everything you can to make it antagonistic,” Harris told Miller.
Read the story linked above for more details. What are your views on the latest dispute?