Bureaucrat Watch on County Administrator Pat Bean continues

Many activists have long felt that Bean does the dirty work for some of our less stellar Commishes but somehow she always comes out unscathed. So to see that $2100 (which she is now paying back) will most likely be the cause of her undoing would be, well, almost fun if it just wasn't so sad.

What is scary is that this is just the shit that bubbled to the top of the county's cesspool........imagine the shit we don't know about? Imagine if we had a better IPA?

Since this little scandal was exposed The Times editorial board is once again calling for her head (remember, we called for it first on POHO) and I think we can safely add a countdown clock to this one. Commissioner Mark Sharpe has been quite outspoken in his loss of confidence of Ms. Bean and clearly the public has lost trust in her. If Commissioners don't shape up and get rid of her they too risk the public losing faith in their leadership abilities.

Commissioners have a few big fires to put out ahead of them due to highly publicized scandals. First they should sue Kevin White the Pimpin Commish for our money back on his sex trial and second FIRE Pat Bean for her "poor judgment"............. to use her own words. Who thinks this is going to happen at the next Commission meeting? Let's get a pool going. One thing is sure and that is the Circus will continue and Bean could be the highest paid clown on your payroll!

Did you hear the one about the sexual harasser, the shady bureaucrat, and the guy who punched his kids going into a bar? Oh wait ...........I got that wrong they were going into a County Commission meeting.

As if giving double digit raises in an economic crisis to some of her faves wasn't infuriating enough to taxpayers, it was recently revealed that County Administrator Pat Bean took an "award" herself. It was a 1% pay increase really........isn't that a raise? Of all people, the seemingly insolent and embattled Internal Performance Auditor (IPA) uncovered this (after 300 hours of searching) and was professional enough not to send it to all of the Commissioners before it somehow got leaked to the press.

In her defense, Bean asked County Attorney Renee Lee if it was OK for her to accept the "award" and Lee gave her the green light. Guess who else took the raise award without the Board's knowledge? Lee! The raise award in question was for saving the county money (isn't that Bean's job?) and according to this article it was designed for lower level employees (which is where Bean probably should be).

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