A couple of cynical GUARDIAN readers sent us a message today noting the City of Boise is advertising in the Sunday Daily Paper for an Environmental Director at the Public Works Department with a salary starting at $72,000 on the low range.
They predict TEAM DAVE has created the position to take care of Ada Commish Paul Woods who lost a reelection bid to Sharon Ullman by about 6,000 votes. If that is true, the job listing is a mere formality to “legitimize” the hiring.
The GUARDIAN did some checking and was informed there have been several retirements recently at PW, so there may indeed be an opening in an existing position. If the job description has been changed, we will wait for the hiring results before offering any “Chicago comments.” It is no secret that Woods and Team Dave have similar political values and cash has been exchanged in the past for political purposes.
Woods worked for Boise City as the Foothills coordinator prior to his election two years ago. He has a great reputation as being a “decent intelligent fellow.” If he follows the pattern of other politicos, you will find him working for SOME Idaho government to protect his retirement plan, despite being voted out of office.
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