Despite opposition to proposed changes in LaFollette’s nepotism policy, the revisions passed when the mayor broke a tie vote.
“I don’t know what the nepotism law would benefit and how it would benefit the citizens by allowing the hiring (of council and mayor relatives),” said Councilman Bob Fannon.
Fannon, who has vehemently spoke against the policy since it was first brought up, went on to state in his business the highest area of conflict is where immediate relatives are located under department heads.
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