In the April 24, 2018, issue of the Register-Guard, Eugene resident Nicole Leseney in a letter:
Do you want to get paid almost $170,000 a year, work from wherever you want (Hawaii? Aspen?), get a raise whenever other officials do — even if you haven’t done anything to earn it, and have a nice staff that answers only to you? If so, run for the Eugene elected auditor position under Measure 20-283 and win the job.
Once you’re in place you are pretty much assured to have the job for four years because the only way to get rid of you will be a citywide vote to remove you from office.
But wait, there’s more. You, and only you, can decide what you want to audit. There’s no citizen oversight, so those pesky government watchdogs can call the hotline all they want and you need not respond.
The downside? The voters could vote no Measure 20-283 and your dream job will go down the drain.