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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County wants Brian Berger’s appeal of his removal from office dismissed, and they want him to pay for it.

Today the county filed its answer to Berger’s complaint in North Carolina Business Court. In the filing, the county’s attorney asks that Berger’s complaint be dismissed with prejudice and “(t)hat the cost of the action be taxed against” Berger. The county hired private attorneys to fight the appeal. Berger was collecting unemployment before taking office in 2010 and has had no known paying jobs since.

Berger filed his appeal after New Hanover County Commissioners voted 3-2 in May to remove Berger from office through a process called amotion. Before that, the process had not been used successfully in the state in decades.

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  • SurfCityTom

    that would be their request.

    Guess we will see if it passes.

    Do not believe it will. If I recall, the Judge had a 2 step process in mind.

    Step 1 — due this week, I believe — file a brief with additional information. This sure is not it.

    Step 2 — due in 2 weeks, I believe — file a second brief.

    Unless I missed something while I have been out of state, they put the mule before the cart.

  • Guest-o-matic

    Meanwhile…the old “tick-tock” of the “attorney’s clock” continues to suck and suck and suck away at the taxpayers endless supply of money.

    THANK YOU Woody White and clan! With friends like you guys, New Hanover County certainly doesn’t need any more enemies…Geeeeez

  • Cheryle

    Brian Berger needs serious psychiatric help!

  • Guest 1492

    That’s like saying a circle is round.

  • Guestobserver

    Shame on us for allowing Woody White in the opinion of many a political thug and weasel to shame us all and use our tax dollers for his own questionable ends!
    Berger may have health issues- but White may have ethical issues. Woody White’s lack of character has been demonstrated both in his failed campaign against Bozeman filled with lies and now this campaign aginst Berger also filled with many lies. Has White engaged in improper conduct in both cases. Did his sleazeball tactics aginst Bozeman cross a line and has he engaged in improper conduct and contacts also crossing lines of decency during this amotion process.
    Let’s see what happens when the spotlight turns to Woody the Weasel!


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