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Clark County approves integrity resolution

first_imgMerriam-Webster defines integrity. The Oxford English Dictionary defines integrity. And now the Clark County commissioners define “integrity” in one part of a 13-page, nonbinding resolution that commissioners have finally passed by a 2-1 vote after more than a month of acrimony.For two hours Tuesday afternoon, commissioners debated the specifics of a document that was originally intended as a board-level apology for a vote undertaken by a different board that the commissioners sit on, but do not control.Republican Commissioner David Madore originally introduced his “integrity resolution” as a way to declare that the C-Tran board broke faith with the community when it approved a potential light-rail funding plan in September.“Honesty, soundness, trustworthiness to fulfill commitments, truth-loving, worthy of belief or reliance, trustable, believable, forthrightness, good for one’s word, a reliable witness to the truth, worthy of reliance or trust.”In its final form, the resolution mostly laments the Columbia River Crossing project and states the county will tell several government agencies of its concerns.last_img read more