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Auditor and council square off


Posted 2/06/18 (Tue)

Auditor and council square off

By Brad Nygaard

In its 117-year history, there has never been a request for an Attorney General’s opinion about how the city of Wildrose does business.

Until last month.

Tricia Potteiger was hired in 2016 as the city auditor. She was fired Jan. 11.

She says her firing was illegal and has requested an opinion from the Attorney General to determine if the Wildrose City Council violated open meetings law in the process.

“I received a text message saying I had been terminated at a special meeting, and to go home,” she said.

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