John Barrette

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October 16, 2013
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Scene in Passing: Investment or outsized pay? Just asking

If it’s crazy to do the same thing and expect different results, perhaps it’s time Carson City’s government stop the insanity of inane normalcy and take a risk instead. Let’s preface what comes below with assurance that the writer in this space hates outsized pay for public servants, who are of course as far from servitude as folks get these days. But such a preference matters little when a market dictates otherwise and city government’s manager is about to leave. In city managers, you generally get what you pay for, and given competition, that’s not much if frugality reigns. “I …

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