ONN – Scott Haggerty Angers Henry Gardner During Warriors Court Deal Talk At Oakland Coliseum JPA Meeting
For Oakland Coliseum Joint Powers Authority (Coliseum JPA) Meeting observers who may be wondering what the leadership style difference is between Scott McKibben, the former Coliseum JPA executive director, and Henry Gardner, his replacement, and the legendary former Oakland City Manager, take a look at this video.
The scene was the Friday morning January 17th 2020 Coliseum JPA Meeting that was chocked full of items on its agenda. One of them was the basketball court previously used by the Golden State Warriors.
According to the Coliseum JPA report, the court is in a condition of disrepair and can’t be used for the Harlem Globetrotters visit this month. Gardner laid out options for what to do to replace the famous court: 1) rent a court for three days at $25,000, plus $6,200 to transport it, 2) lease to buy at $45,000 down and $45,000 financed at 9.5 percent for 24 months, 3) purchased used for $85,000, 4) buy new at $151,000 plus transport.
Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not understand why the Warriors court could not be used saying “It’s ours, not theirs”. But Gardner explained that because of the timing of the Harlem Globetrotters visit this month, a decision had to be made before the board meeting – Gardner selected choice three and acted on it. Haggerty was not happy that the board wasn’t given a chance to weigh in on the matter, then he remarked that the talk at the meeting amounted to “showboating” – a flip comment that set off Gardner.
Henry Gardner, in his school marm way, told off Haggerty and explained that the matter of the disposition of the court was a part of the negotiations with the Warriors. “This is not showboating!” Gardner quipped.
McKibben would have handled that situation much differently, and this comes not from him, but from my view of his style. Scott would not have left the Coliseum JPA Board in a position where the court issue impacted future events. I think Scott would have worked a deal to keep the old court, given its historic value. But Scott McKibben would have never dressed down a board member in public. It’s not his style, and in honesty, it wasn’t the right thing to do on Henry’s part.
A new day.
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