Sarasota County Fires Administrator Randall Reid
No single fault or dramatic misstep doomed Randall Reid, who has overseen about 2,100 Sarasota County employees and executed the commission's policies for less than two years. One commissioner said Reid had moved too slowly on projects. Another said he'd failed to enforce county policies. A couple cited low morale among employees.
SARASOTA COUNTY - The Sarasota County Commission voted Wednesday to fire Administrator Randall Reid, saying he has moved too slowly on projects and failed to enforce county policies or improve employee morale. Differences between commissioners and their top employee have grown over the past few months.