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Water board member quits his day job

Original post made on Nov 18, 2011

A locally elected water board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little more conflict than I'd anticipated."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 18, 2011, 10:42 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by GWB
a resident of another community
on Nov 18, 2011 at 2:20 pm

They need to rename the "water board". Waterboard is a trademark of the Bush administration.


Posted by Martin Omander
a resident of Rex Manor
on Nov 18, 2011 at 2:29 pm

Ha, I must admit I also picked up the wrong kind of "water boarding" from the headline.

But good for Mr Schmidt to recognize the conflict and recusing himself. Too bad the environmental organization lost a staffer, and too bad it's impossible to wear the two hats simultaneously.


Posted by trev
a resident of Monta Loma
on Nov 19, 2011 at 10:25 am

I thought water boarding was illegal?


Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 19, 2011 at 9:42 pm

Unfortunately Mr Schmidt should have resigned from the board. He is an ideologue who is only interested in pushing a political agenda of environmental groups. He is part of the problem with the current divisions o the board. Dont look for any leadership from Mr Schmidt.


Posted by Jon Wiener
a resident of another community
on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:26 am

Political Insider,

Wouldn't that be unfair to the plurality of people who voted for him, presumably knowing that he is a committed environmentalist?


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