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Thursday, July 19, 2007

Public Records Show: "Physically Intimidating Tirade" of City Council Member and Mayoral Candidate

"A legal consultant’s investigation of an incident at an Oak Harbor City Council workshop last fall offers insight into two candidates for mayor of the city.
The seven-page report concludes that Councilman Paul Brewer, the subject of the investigation and a candidate for mayor, was out of control with anger and went on a 'physically intimidating tirade' at the Sept. 28 meeting. ... The News-Times obtained a copy of the report through a public disclosure request."

Do you think this will be an important fact for voters in the upcoming municipal elections? This is one of the main reasons why the Public Records Act exists: to provide information to the public so voters can make informed decisions.