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April 13, 2004

THE RIGHT THING AND THAT WE'RE NOT OFFENDING ANYBODY, AND THAT IT'S THE KIND OF PABLUM THAT WE'RE USED TO GETTING UP HERE BY THE TIME THINGS GET UP HERE IS GOING TO COST THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. AND, I GOT TO TELL YOU THAT, YOU KNOW, WHEN WE DISCUSSED HEALTH BENEFITS FOR DOMESTIC PARTNERS, THERE WAS ONE NO VOTE HERE, AND THAT'S SOMETHING THAT MEANS SOMETHING TO OUR EMPLOYEES, I MEAN, DIRECTLY TO OUR EMPLOYEES, SOMETHING THAT WE DO HAVE A ROLE AND A RESPONSIBILITY IN. BUT THAT, APPARENTLY, WASN'T IMPORTANT ENOUGH. BUT TO SPEND A FEW THOUSAND BUCKS GENERATING A REPORT ON A DISCOUNT PROGRAM FOR PET INSURANCE-- I LOVE PETS, TOO. WE ALL LOVE PETS. I WISH I WASN'T ALLERGIC TO THEM. BUT THE PROBLEM IS, I THINK OUR PRIORITIES ARE SCREWY WHEN WE DO THIS SORT OF THING. SO, MIKE, I THINK IF-- IT SOUNDS-- THE IDEA SOUNDS FINE, AND IF THAT'S ALL IT IS, IS TO GET A INSURANCE COMPANY WHO WILL RECOGNIZE A COUNTY EMPLOYEE-- MAYBE YOU OUGHT TO HAVE YOUR STAFF JUST PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL A FEW INSURANCE COMPANIES AND SEE IF YOU CAN GET IT DONE THAT WAY, BUT ONCE IT GOES AND IT BECOMES AN OFFICIAL BOARD ACTION AND THAT SORT OF THING, I MEAN, I'M NOT GOING TO FINGER ANYBODY BUT STAFF PEOPLE HAVE ALREADY COMPLAINED ABOUT HAVING TO DO THE WORK ON THIS THING, AND I JUST THINK IT'S-- AND I THINK THEY'RE RIGHT. THERE ARE A LOT MORE IMPORTANT THINGS FOR US TO BE DOING RIGHT NOW THAN THIS, AT LEAST AT THIS POINT IN TIME. MAYBE IF YOU FIND SOMEBODY AND IT REQUIRES SOME KIND OF A FOLLOW-UP, THEN YOU CAN GET

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