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TAKEN TO THE WOODSHED County Administrator Randall Reid addresses the County Commission during 2012 budget workshop as Chief Financial Planning Officer Steve Botelho listens. File photo COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LAMBAST THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR INADEQUATE COMMUNICATION TO THEM REGARDING AN EMPLOYEE'S RESIGNATION IN JULY By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor Almost exactly five months after Saraso- never mentioned to her Suzanne Gable's lack ta County commissioners criticized County of a valid CPA license when Gable resigned in Administrator Randall Reid for communica- early July "is really distressing to me. It makes tions failings, they rebuked him this week for me feel like I was misled," Mason told her mishandling their notification about the July colleagues. resignation of an emReid told her only that ployee in the Office of Gable was leaving beMr. Botelho knew [Suzanne Gable] cause of a family situFinancial Planning. and thought she had a CPA and asked to Chairwoman Carolyn hire her. He was also shocked when it came Mason raised the is- up that she did not [have the license]. sue at the end of the board's regular business session on Aug. 28. The fact that Reid Randall Reid Administrator Sarasota County ation, Mason pointed out. Later, after Reid had gone to Switzerland as part of the delegation trying to win the 2017 World Row-

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