One of the new hires, Todd Wilder, is a political consultant who was chief of staff to disgraced former Sheriff Ken Jenne.
Todd Wilder's contract with BSO
Todd Wilder's name was once a familiar one at BSO, under Sheriff Jenne, a Democrat.
contract, released to the Sun Sentinel
will make $5,000 a month.
Five days a month, he'll have to come to Broward County, reimbursed with a $200 a day per diem.
, who has been involved in Democratic politics since the early 1990s in then-Gov.
Wilder is chairman of one of the electioneering communication organizations that are allowed to take unlimited sums to influence local races but whose donors are difficult to track.
The contract carries a strict confidentiality clause, forbidding Wilder
from revealing what he
, hired under his
company MG Strategies LLC, said he'll help with cost-cutting, prioritizing goals that need funding and helping prevent "the repeating of mistakes we may have made in previous administrations."