The assembly needs to be more careful
January 20, 2022
The borough assembly made a good choice in erasing the “interim” from Jeff Good’s title as borough manager. He has done a solid job since signing on Nov. 1 until the assembly could decide on a long-term hire. Stability and continuity are helpful and appreciated, especially for Wrangell as it faces multiple costly decisions in the years ahead.
But the assembly didn’t go about the hiring decision the right way last week. No malfeasance, nothing so dramatic as that. The members were well intentioned when they met in executive session Jan. 12 and 13 to interview candidates for the job,...