This Town Commission, recently strengthened in its own opinion of self worth, looks like one which does not care to operate in a City Manager Form of Government.
Unfortunately, as soon the subject was introduced, Commissioner Lynn Larson erupted, screeching like a wounded banshee. Violating the rule against personal attacks (and with St. Denis conveniently not there to explain or defend himself), she loudly accused him of enriching himself at the expense of taxpayers and of being paid far more than he was worth.
MELISSA REID Associate Publisher firstname.lastname@example.org At last month’s commission workshop, Vice Mayor David Brenner inquired to Town Attorney David Persson whether there would be a conflict of interest if he served on the Board of Directors of the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce. Town Attorney Persson’s associate Maggie Mooney-Portale responded in a letter dated Feb. [...]