It was an irresponsible vote, a waste of taxpayer money and suggests these commissioners will take the path of least resistance without any serious examination of serious issues.
Commissioners Diedre Cole and Wes Poole refused to go along with the charade. They took heat from their colleagues on commission but voted against the additional expenditures. That's a stand the other commissioners should consider emulating. It's simply not too much to ask the city to get it right hiring the next police chief and not waste taxpayer money and time in the process.
At least Cole and Poole understand that.
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