Still on the subject of DeKalb’s service agreement with website designer CivicPlus.
There are two versions available: the agreement included in the February 9 agenda packet, and the version that Mayor John Rey signed on February 11.
No, they are not the same.
Yes, it is disturbing to think that we would be reading one version of a contract while city council votes on another.
They apparently continued to work on it after posting the agenda, and didn’t bother to update so the public could look at the same contract that council was voting on.
Another possibility would be that contract provisions were amended during the meeting, except there is nothing in the meeting minutes to indicate anything of the sort happened.
I’ll pull out an example of one of these differences between the two documents that I’ve found so far. Read the rest of this entry