Who Else Will Get Fired?
by Geoff Kelly - posted 11:54 am, June 24, 2008
Here’s what I want to know:
Mayor Byron Brown said that he asked Rich Tobe to resign because the city’s economic development, permit and inspection services department was being reconfigured. Well, then, who else is getting fired? Are any city inspectors losing their jobs?
Brown said that Tobe had done a good job, but that he wanted some economic development measures to move more quickly than they had under Tobe.
Are other department heads also in danger of losing their jobs for not moving quickly enough? How about John Hannon, the city’s real estate chief? He moves like a three-toed sloth, and his inaction costs the city private investment dollars.
If he wants to prove that Tobe’s firing was not politically or personally motivated, Brown is going to have to clean house thoroughly.