Clackamas County commissioners voted Tuesday, March 16, to approve an amended resolution from 2017 committing the board to work in a “nonpartisan” manner.
The reaffirmation of the resolution came at the request of Commissioner Paul Savas who suggested the board take another look at the three-year-old document to include new language addressing political parties or personal benefit for board members. The request follows weeks of calls from County Chair Tootie Smith for board members to “check their politics at the door” as they seek to work on serious issues facing the residents of Clackamas County.
The discussion to amend the 2017 resolution lasted only about 23 minutes, but proved intensely hard to follow as even the commissioners themselves had to back up several times to ensure they were following proper procedure in adopting amendments to the language provided by Savas.
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