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Nepotism ban passes with split vote

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A policy against hiring and appointing supervisors’ family members passes by a 3-2 vote in Grayson, with one supervisor saying it doesn’t go far enough.

By Patrick Smith

INDEPENDENCE — After going back to the drawing board and composing three drafts, Grayson County Supervisors passed an anti-nepotism policy last Thursday night; however, two supervisors opposed the “tweaks” in the new draft.
The original draft of the anti-nepotism policy presented to the supervisors during their February meeting prohibited the board from appointing or hiring any family member and would have forced supervisors to disclose familial relationships before new hires or appointments.


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