Ron Gipson Everett City Councilman waste of tax dollars

Ron Gipson is a career politician and corrections officer at the Denny Youth Center and the leading force behind more than a few sexual harassment claims. His exploits would almost be amusing if he wasn’t terrifying these women and the problem is that when city workers can’t keep control over their primal urges it is us: The taxpayers, who have to pay for it.

So what do you do if you’re an Everett city councilman accused of these crimes (Oh and you’re African American) well you turn the tables and scream that everyone is racist.

Here is a guy who can’t even show up 1/2 the time for a part time job …but his punishment for that? He was chosen as the council president! You can’t even make this stuff up.

These women have been complaining for over a decade, it is not a big money making scheme, this has been an ongoing problem just as with every other agency in this county. Most of the men in power view this place as their own personal playground.

The costs are up to 350K for right now, trust me it is going to get much worse, and I am not sure the city’s insurance is going to keep covering them… as usual the city is in the midst of yet another 10 million dollar budget shortfall, as it has been under the leadership of Mayor Stephanson for the past 4 or 5 years.

Just as an example: The city council members end up spending about 12K to get elected to get a part time job that pays 8500.00 a year, there has got to be some other incentive their like getting your own full time jobs lots of cushy contracts like Shannon Affholter did but of course nothing happened to him, the disclosure commission did the same thing they did with Reardon: NOTHING

Costs climb as investigation at juvenile justice center widens
EVERETT – The cost of investigating potential misconduct among Snohomish County juvenile detention staff is expected to creep higher into the six figures as a web of accusations grows more entangled. The Human Resources dept is asking for 350,000.00
07/20/14 | Local News

Juvenile corrections officers sue, alleging sexual harassment
EVERETT – Three women who work as juvenile corrections officers have stepped up allegations of sexual harassment against male colleagues by suing Snohomish County. Like the
04/25/14 | Local News

Racism complaint lodged by Denney juvenile-corrections workers
EVERETT – Three black men who work as Snohomish County juvenile-corrections employees have accused some of their co-workers of orchestrating a racially motivated smear campaign against them. One of the men who lodged the…
03/06/14 | Local News

Sexual harassment claim filed against juvenile justice center
EVERETT – Three female employees at Denney Juvenile Justice Center have filed a damage claim alleging “severe and pervasive sexual…
02/19/14 | Local News


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