Editorial: Unneccessarily murky waters

The Daily Sentinel: It has been two weeks since the city, county and school district announced that they had come to an “initial understanding” about the future of Orchard Mesa Pool. What that understanding is is anyone’s guess. Our elected leaders aren’t saying.

The lack of transparency through this process is not normal and, frankly, is unacceptable from all three entities. The government should be doing the people’s business in public.

We understand that elected boards sometimes need privacy, especially around negotiations. That makes sense to us. It’s perfectly reasonable when discussing how (or whether) to fund a capital project between multiple different governmental entities that they do so in private. But, they said they have an understanding. So what is it?

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