In an interesting letter from the Marion County District Attorney’s office, the DA writes that no criminal charges will be filed in the issue of fired county administrator Liane Richardson’s paycheck changes. One of the conclusions appears to be that because the Lane County Commission signed an agreement with Richardson not to file charges, then charges will not be filed. The investigation also found that it would be difficult to prove beyond a reseasonable doubt that this was a “knowing” performance of an act of violation of a statue or unauthorized exercise of official duties. You can see the full ruling here.
The letter to Lane County DA Alex Gardner concludes:
Update: See comment below from Commissioner Bozievich.