Yearly Archives: 2016



The Board of Ada County Commissioners made another bad and costly decision: they settled a lawsuit with Fortistar Energy (aka Hidden Hollow Energy) by paying the company more than $2.6 million. Fortistar had no legal cause of action or legitimate claim against the county. Fortistar operates two engines at the […]

Fortistar Lawsuit Facts


During my six years as an Ada County Commissioner, my colleagues and I compiled a number of achievements on behalf of our 400,000-plus constituents. For example, we: • Left $81 million (yes, EIGHTY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS!) in county property taxpayers’ pockets. That is the cumulative effect of not taking the allowable […]

Prior Achievements as an Ada County Commissioner