• Revisions to Alternative 4 maps between open houses last spring.
• His direction to staff not to present information or “advocate” by presenting analysis of the comprehensive plan at November hearings.
Clark did not return a request for comment.
According to an email Reis sent to Clark on Dec. 18, a month after the initial complaints were filed, Reis met with Madore, who is an elected official, to share the union’s concerns and ask that he “discontinue doing this type of work.”
“We will monitor future work and provide guidance, as necessary, to try to avoid further concerns such as these,” Reis wrote.
But early last month, Clark filed an additional complaint against Madore. In a letter to Reis dated March 2, Clark wrote that Madore retaliated against the initial complaint with his Facebook posts and an editorial he wrote for a weekly newspaper accusing staff of acting in an “unethical, dishonest and deceptive manner.”
“These unfounded allegations have a negative effect on our members’ credibility and their ability to conduct their work engaging the public, tantamount to creating a hostile work environment,” Clark wrote. “Further, these allegations tend to cast a shadow on all county employees in carrying out their duties serving the public.”