Challengers Question Richardson, Maddox on Explanation for Raises

Challengers Question Richardson, Maddox on Explanation for Raises

The challengers to current City Commissioners Curtis Richardson and Scott Maddox are questioning the explanation being forwarded by both commissioners when asked about the executive pay raises recently doled on by City Manager Rick Fernandez. Both Richardson and Maddox say there is nothing they could have done about the five-digit raises because the City’s Charter […]

Commissioner Richardson Says Executive Raises “Were Certainly Reasonable”

Commissioner Richardson Says Executive Raises “Were Certainly Reasonable”

In an interview today with Tom Flanigan on WFSU’s  Perspectives show, challenger Steven Hougland traded jabs with incumbent City Commissioner Curtis Richardson over the recent executive pay raises given out at City Hall. In the discussion about the raises, which in some cases were between $30,000 and $50,000, Hougland said Commissioner Richardson should have asked […]