According to a Stillwater Gazette article published on April 6, 2017: “the suit alleges defamation and violations of his privacy rights……. and cites numerous news articles describing dysfunction, conflict and hostility within city hall and from elected officials”. A link to the Stillwater Gazette article can be found on the “Functional Government” page of this site.
A link to the Pioneer Press article on this topic can also be found on the “In The News” page of this site. Excerpt: The former city administrator “is suing the city for allegedly violating his privacy and defaming him. He claims the city council’s actions hurt his chances of getting future employment in the field of city administration. ”