Thank You, Commissioner Boyd, But No

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

I just finished reading the article in which Commissioner Boyd has offered his services as a "management consultant" to the city of East Ridge for a mere $8,000 a month. How very magnanamous of you, Tim.

 

You already serve on the Hamilton County Commission and now you want a second job with the City of East Ridge? I don't know how many others feel like I do, but I'd love to have two cushy jobs -- one with the county and one as a "management consultant." On top of your current salary, if you served just one year as a "consultant" for East Ridge, that would be an extra $96,000.

 

I reside in East Ridge, have a degree in business, am no more than 6-10 minutes from anywhere in East Ridge, work a primary job from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. with evenings free, and would most definitely be interested in interviewing for that "management consultant" position. If chosen, it would double, and possibly triple, my current salary. Where do I sign up?

 

Thank you, Commissioner Boyd, but no.

 

Rusty Munger

East Ridge



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