published Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Chattanooga city attorney found against Templeton


by Cliff Hightower

An investigation by the Chattanooga city attorney found that City Services Director Jimmy Templeton violated city code by not disclosing that some of his family members had jobs with a city contractor.

But City Attorney Mike McMahan wrote that the violations were not “egregious.”

City Council Chairman Manny Rico said the council will discuss the report Tuesday but, based on the report, he doesn’t think any serious harm occurred.

See Friday’s Times Free Press for complete coverage.

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Salsa said...

They have investigated themselves and declared themselves innocent.

February 17, 2011 at 5:57 p.m.
harrystatel said...

The ethically challenged investigating the ethically challenged.

In addition to "Worst Mayor Ever", we now have the "Worst Administration Ever."

Congratulations, Littlefield. You've finally succeeded at something.

February 17, 2011 at 6:24 p.m.
dude_abides said...

How many family members in what capacities on which contracts. Or did anybody even think to ask? C'mon, Cliff, dig baby!

February 17, 2011 at 7:02 p.m.
zwickau said...

What's the problem? Everyone in Chattanooga is related anyway. After all it's the SOUTH, dammit!! We're all kissin' cousins'. It's darn near impossible to not have a relative working in such a capacity as this.

February 17, 2011 at 7:08 p.m.
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