I feel like I should give you some kind of warning, especially if you are unemployed or under-employed, that what I am about to tell you is kind of disgusting.
The city has hired Jim Fyke, the former Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation commissioner, to work part-time for the city, doing some stuff they haven’t quite decided on yet, for $60,000 a year.
Part-time. $60,000 a year. To do some stuff they haven’t made up yet.
I’ll remember that the next time I go to review a park with knee-high grass because there’s not enough money to pay people to mow them.