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File #: 20420    Version: 0 Name: vote of no confidence - Bob Crutsinger
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/23/2020 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 4/27/2020 Final action: 4/27/2020
Title: A RESOLUTION calling on the Legislature for a vote of no confidence in the Director of Finance and Purchasing, Bob Crutsinger.
Sponsors: Crystal Williams, Dan Tarwater III, Theresa Cass Galvin
Attachments: 1. 20420adopt.pdf
Related files: 18-13, 19870

A RESOLUTION calling on the Legislature for a vote of no confidence in the Director of Finance and Purchasing, Bob Crutsinger.

RESOLUTION NO. 20420, April 27, 2020

INTRODUCED BY Crystal Williams, Dan Tarwater III, and Theresa Cass Galvin, County Legislators

WHEREAS, a vote of no confidence is defined as a statement or vote about whether a person in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some aspect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel detrimental; and,

WHEREAS, on June 15, 2018, by Executive Order No. 18-13, Bob Crutsinger was appointed to his position as Director of Finance and Purchasing and,

WHEREAS, by Resolution 19870, dated May 21, 2018, the Legislature did authorize the execution of an Employment Agreement with Mr. Crutsinger, commencing on June 15, 2018 and terminating on December 31, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to section V(C). Termination, the County may terminate the Agreement for cause, with "cause" defined in part as:
(vii) The willful and continued failure to substantially perform Bob Crutsinger's duties for the County (other than as a result of incapacity due to physical or mental illness); or

(viii) Willful conduct by Bob Crutsinger that is demonstrably and materially injurious to the County, monetarily or otherwise.


WHEREAS, due to the ever-increasing complexity of the County's financial operations, the Legislature believes the County's Finance Department needs a stronger skill set to provide timely reports regarding overtime, insurance proceeds, other financial reports and the financial impact the Stay at Home Order will have on the County's revenue streams; and,

WHEREAS, the County is currently undergoing an audit by the Missouri State Auditor and the County has been directed to exercise ...

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