Greg Smith’s pay would more than double for managing the Nyssa reload project while dropping his duties as Malheur County economic development director under a plan presented to county officials last week.
Smith is currently paid $6,000 a month by Malheur County to lead the Treasure Valley Reload Center. That would jump to $15,000 a month under the latest plan to retain him, proposed with no explanation for the increase.
The proposal emerged in a rapid series of events last week regarding the troubled rail project and Smith’s duty to the . . .