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Lingner says he never meant for the letter to be kept secret.
"I fully expected that the matter would be a public record," Lingner says. "If it got out, I wasn't going to deny it."
But that's just one of several areas where the city manager and councilman seem to differ. While Lingner says he didn't "waste words" in criticizing Sculley, Fairbanks downplayed the letter's tone.
The city manager says he didn't even perceive it as demanding disciplinary action be taken.
"I really don't believe he intended it as strongly as you're reading it," he says.