County reaches severance settlement with counselor

November 20, 2018 - 4:26 am
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Sedgwick County Commissioners Monday made it official, County Counselor Eric Yost is out of a job. Nov. 7th commissioners put Yost on administrative leave after he was accused of violating attorney-client privilege.  Interim County Counselor Michael Pepoon outlined the County's settlement with Yost.

"Mr. Yost will be receiving a settlement of $77,077," said Pepoon.  "This payment reflects 6 months of salary and an equivalent amount of money to pay for Mr. Yost's health insurance for 2019."

Yost's problems began amid a controversy that involved an investigation of members of the commission by the FBI.

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