"Given the history of Metra, I think we want to make everything clear . . . give the board oversight and control," Mr. O'Halloran said. "My goal is to make this agency as transparent as possible."
current policy, the executive director informs the board of whom he's
hired and what compensation and other perks they're receiving. That
means the board "really has no input," Mr. O'Halloran said.
the new proposal, the board would review all proposed personnel
decisions first, voting on them in a package at each monthly board
meeting, Mr. O'Halloran said. "Everything" will be put on the Internet,
as has been the case in Orland Park, where he is a village trustee, Mr.