Lincoln County will cover more than $7,000 in attorney's fees following a case in which former and current county commissioners admitted to destroying public documents.More here.
Joann Hager, founder of Tri-County Animal Rescue, filed a lawsuit against the county when requests she made for documents were ignored for more than a year. Despite her victory, the outcome is not a total win-win, Hager said.
"That's my tax dollars being spent too," Hager said. "It was worth it if they change their procedures and public policies."
Friday, January 23, 2009
County loses lawsuit after destroying public records
Yet another county where commissioners use private computers and e-mail addresses -- making the deletion of public records almost inevitable.