Personnel Cost of Ashland City Government

Setting the Record Straight

If you’re like a lot of folks we know, you’re probably wondering what’s going on with the Ashland city government. People are leaving top jobs. The Ashland…

Hostile Takeover Attempt of Ashland City Council

Ashland voters voted to change our city government from a strong mayor to a strong city manager. The special meeting last Tuesday was ostensibly to refine…

Campaign of Bitter Public Attacks by Jensen & Graham

Last November, Ashland voters had an opportunity to weigh in on the legacy of outgoing mayor John Stromberg. In doing so, they rejected the City Hall bond…

What Crisis in Ashland?

Despite the hand-wringing of Ashland City Council member Steve “Chicken Little” Jensen and his sidekick-in-panic Tonya Graham,

Forgiving the Healthcare Loan is Unforgivable

Forgiving the Healthcare Loan is Unforgivable

While you were not watching, your Mayor and City Council pulled another sleight of hand trick and continued on their course of poor fiscal stewardship. When…

Ashland ACES

Ashland city employee salary records are public information

Ashland city officials seem to be confused about whether Oregon public records law applies to city employees’ salaries. Allow us to clarify. The salaries of…

City Counsel flare up over funding for future PERS expenses

City Counsel flare up over funding for future PERS expenses

Tempers flare in Ashland budget meetings. The city of Ashland’s budget crunchers are dealing with not only the hurdle of how to cover an increase in pension…

Personnel Cost of Ashland City Government

Personnel Cost of Ashland City Government