I won’t summarize the six HTML pages of the News’ sewer crisis story, but I thought I would point out the man behind the problem:
Steve Sayler, Jefferson County’s finance director from 1989 until he retired in 2007. He recently was hired as Birmingham finance director under Mayor Larry Langford, his former boss at the county.
Or, as the secondary story has it:
So BMLL thinks that Sayler did such a great job for the county that he was a terrific pickup for the city, huh?