Odessa American oaoa.com 18 Mar, 2023 20:45 am

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City up to some shady business

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Home Opinion Letters LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City up to some shady business I read with interest the lead story in today’s OA concerning the meeting with the T2 contractor and the City Council to lay out the characteristics they would like to see in a new city manager.A city manager cannot know everything and do everything, but they can ask questions and recognize when they are being BS’sd.While it may not be so, the mayor’s comments on education leaves the appearance that he is lobbying for the interim city manager to get the job.While everything mentioned is important, in my opinion, the most important will be an individual who understands people, can recognize their abilities, put them in the right place, and then let them do their jobs.

I would love to see the RFP that was developed and used to hire T2 under the FOIA, but I am sure the city would deny the request and refer it to the Attorney General for an opinion.Bob Brescia and I have used for years in working with local nonprofit organizations.

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