- The City Manager and his wife, as economic development director, combined their salaries to pump up the retirement benefits of the husband. It simply is cheating the State retirement system. Judge Ruehlman warns the conduct could be criminal fraud.
- Then, the City Manager awarded his friend a $65 per hour contract after City Council rejected the same contract 6-2 because it was not competitively bid.
The County Prosecutor and the State Retirement Board need to act on the matters.