County software access causes privacy stir
Elected officials spar over database permissions
June 13, 2019
The controversy of permissions within the county’s software system cropped up again last week. The county commissioners were asked to balance privacy concerns against the needs of elected officials to correctly fulfill their roles.
The conversation was triggered by a specific issue faced by the County Clerk’s Office. By statute, said Clerk Linda Fritz, her office requires a sales receipt on vehicles, but she has been locked out of the particular program that gives access to this information.
Fritz informed the commissioners that she has hired a personal attorney because the issue could...