Florida Keys News
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
City attorney: Vitas told a 'bald-faced' lie
4 commissioners want $114K utilities director deal killed, brought back

City Attorney Shawn Smith on Tuesday accused City Manager Bob Vitas of making a "bald-faced false statement" in explaining last week's decision to create a $114,000 deal for a new utilities director without first consulting the legal department.

While Vitas said he followed the city charter's directive that gives him the authority to hire and fire staff members, Smith said l...

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