Daphne power struggle goes on

The mayor has barred the city clerk from attending daily department head meetings. The reason given: the clerk reports to the City Council, not to the mayor, according to an internal memo circulated last month.

Two weeks ago, Mayor Fred Small sent another memo informing the City Council that any future requests for information or documents they might make of city staff must first be voted on by the entire council, then submitted to the mayor’s office — in detail and in writing.

To that end, the City Council will consider a resolution tonight requesting that Small send to each council member copies of the résumés submitted to the mayor’s office by appli cants for the open human resources director position

Daphne power struggle goes on