Wednesday, August 09, 2000

Lebanon selects new city auditor


Trenton man hired over acting official

By Cindi Andrews
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        LEBANON — City Council decided Tuesday to make Middletown's assistant finance director Lebanon's new city auditor.

        Greg Dixon of Trenton was chosen 5-0 over acting City Auditor Sharee Dick — a 10-year employee of the city — after two of Mrs. Dick's supporters on council walked out of the meeting in anger.

        “If it's not broken, we don't need to fix it,” James Reinhard said shortly before leaving. Amy Brewer also left.

        Mr. Dixon will be paid about $68,000 a year.

        It was unclear Tuesday night whether Mrs. Dick would regain her previous title, deputy city auditor.

        Former City Auditor Debbie Biggs retired Dec. 31. The city's effort to replace her hit a setback in February, when the consultant hired to solicit and screen applicants quit in dismay over city politics.

        Mrs. Dick served in the interim, but several on council said she was passed over because of Mr. Dixon's more extensive education — he's a CPA with two master's degrees.

        In other personnel news, City Manager James Patrick admitted he had applied earlier this year for Grove City's top job, but he has since withdrawn his application. Grove City officials confirmed Tuesday he's not presently a candidate for the job.

       



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