Thursday, February 19, 2015
NorCo Finances: "I've Got Good News and I've Got Bad News"
I have some good news and bad news of my own.
The good news is that Hunter explained this succinctly and matter-of-factly. No bullshit. No corporate babblespeak. We ended last year with more money than we thought we'd have, but our rainy day fund is dangerously low.
The bad news is that nobody understood Hunter, even though he speaks English. From Executive Brown to Controller Steve Barron to every Council member who tried to explain what Hunter meant.
He meant what he said.
After they all weighed in for several centuries with their lengthy and confusing explanations of what they thought Hunter meant, Finance Chair Glenn Geissinger finally threw in the towel.
"I'm lost," he admitted. "But that's OK."