A Parks Director No More, but He Stays as Forester

By Palka, Mary Kelli; Richards, Gregory | The Florida Times Union, June 12, 2005 | Go to article overview

A Parks Director No More, but He Stays as Forester


Palka, Mary Kelli, Richards, Gregory, The Florida Times Union


Byline: MARY KELLI PALKA AND GREGORY RICHARDS

Bob Baughman, the city's former parks director, has opted to stick around for a while.

Mayor John Peyton fired Baughman from his mayoral-appointed job as a department head June 1. Baughman now is the city's urban forester, working out of the Public Buildings Division. The position requires a background in botany and horticulture. Baughman was horticulturist in 1990 before he was appointed chief of park maintenance.

Baughman, who had been making $96,000, now is paid $55,321 a year.

But Baughman seems to have a decently positive attitude about the changes. A local resident wrote to the city to laud Baughman's work ethic and responsiveness and to say she was disheartened by his departure. Baughman responded in an e-mail dated June 5 that said, "Life ain't fair and sometimes being truthful to yourself and the community isn't in your best interest."

He said through his 21 years with the city, he gave "more than was expected of me, and I did what was right."

Baughman has declined to comment about his recent position changes.

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