Despite holding a four to one majority, Sedgwick County Commission Republicans elect a Democrat to be Chairman.
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The financial issue concerns the way that EMS employees are paid and its impact on the county's budget. Commission chair Karl Peterjohn and Commissioner Kelly Parks asked questions of the county's auditor. But the issue has grown to become political.
At today's meeting of the Sedgwick County Commission, commissioners revised the county's 2010 legislative platform, adding important and groundbreaking taxpayer protection to the platform. The split vote lets voters know without a doubt where commissioners stand on taxpayer protection issues.
Commissioner Gwen Welshimer used this opportunity to read into the record part of a press release she issued yesterday. The entire press release is at the end of this article.
At yesterday's meeting of the Board of Sedgwick County Commissioners, questions about a proposed industrial park development reveal that there's still a long way to go before all issues are uncovered, much less understood.
At the meeting, Chris Chronis, Chief Financial Officer for Sedgwick County, presented information and responded to questions. While Mr. Chronis was thorough in some areas, even some basic information and understanding is missing.
In a move that suggests that there may be some change in the way things are done in the Sedgwick County Courthouse, Kelly Parks was…