Why Are Taxpayers Funding Back Room Deals?

“Smith’s firm is ostensibly being paid for his time working on behalf of the Newberg School Board, but it is not clear where that money is coming from.

According to a copy of the attorney-client agreement between Smith’s firm and the school board, fees range from $125 to 325 per hour for the services of Smith, his fellow attorneys or their staff.

“Given that Lindsay Berschauer, Yamhill County Commissioner also brought attorney Tyler Smith (her relative) into the BOC meetings as supplemental council we’d sure love to know who’s paying him. Particularly since his advice is now getting our county sued.

If you’re tired of Yamhill taxpayers footing the bill for Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer’s back room dealings you can sign our recall petition at: www.saveyamhillcounty.com

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