Metro Councillors Move to Oust MERC Boss


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Two members of the seven-person Metro Council have joined Council President David Bragdon in a move to take firmer control of the Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission, which is part of Metro. The commission has a $40 million budget, owns assets worth $500 million and has an independent board. But that last fact—the independent board—is where the current conflict lies. Although ...   More
 
Friday, June 5, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

New MERC Commissioners Named: Next Round Looms in Governance Battle (UPDATED with Woolson resigning)


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UPDATE: Woolson resigned Thursday evening, as reported here by the Portland Business Journal. Below is the original story WW ran earlier Thursday. Next Thursday, July 9, will bring the next round in the face-off between Metro Council President David Bragdon and Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission CEO David Woolson (above). As previously reported, Bragdon wants to oust Woolson. Through ...   More
 
Thursday, July 2, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

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