The Ada County Commissioners have spent $6, 480 in taxpayer funds so far to defend themselves against civil penalties of $150.
They have been charged by the Attorney General with violating the Idaho open meeting law when they went into executive session last June and discussed the Emergency Medical Services program and what it would take to get a bond passed.
Bet the AG never figured the taxpayers would have to pony up over six grand when he filed the charges! The case is still pending following a motion for summary judgment filed by the AG asking the court to rule in favor of the state without further hearings or trial based upon testimony of Boise City Councilor Vern Bisterfeldt who was in the meeting.
This is sort of a case of People vs People. People of Idaho vs Ada County Commishes funded by the People on both sides. Amazing what money will do.
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