Our View: Respect goes both ways
July 12, 2017
Last week, Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter accused the Sweetwater County Commissioners of being disrespectful towards other elected officials near the end of the county’s budget process, and we’re inclined to agree with him.
Specifically, Slaughter noted a June 20 meeting where Chairman Reid West prematurely closed comment during the session. Slaughter alleged commissioners did not allow elected officials to speak to them about their proposed budgets. West’s response to Slaughter was he did not indicate he had anything to say at the hearing and input was minimal from electe...