by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
The Polk County Commissioners voted not to hire an expert to negotiate a contract with the Inman-Campobello Water District. County Attorney Jana Berg counseled she was not an expert on the subject of 75-year utility agreements. On the one hand, stewards of public money are often faulted for hiring a multitude of consultants; on the other hand, 75 years is a long time.