Doing a job well can happen with hard work. It can happen with training. It can happen with monetary motivation. But for those who really do their job well, it's usually because they're passionate about the work.
Hall County officials are now moving unilaterally on a proposal to scrap the Civil Service Board after the proposal stalled in the state legislature. The board hears and decides disciplinary appeals brought by terminated or demoted employees.
The cost of the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall has already exceeded $15 million, and taxpayers will likely soon pump more money into the project on consulting fees and additional environmental studies.