OUTAGAMIE COUNTY (WKOW) -- The emergency management director of Outagamie County is reacting after coming under fire for not sounding the sirens when tornadoes hit this month.
Julie Loeffelholz says she couldn't sound the sirens, because power was lost at the communications tower.
Loeffelholz wrote a letter to the media saying she has not been questioned about her actions that night by the county's public safety committee.
But that committee met Friday and again Monday and could take disciplinary action against her.
"Whatever comes of things, that we do the process right and do it correctly. And given the kind of interest that's out there, the concern that's out there and so forth I think it's important that we do the process right and I think the only way to do that, to be objective, is to seek out an outside, independent perspective," says county executive Tom Nelson.
Glutamine County is in the process of finding that independent resource.
The storm caused $31 million in damage.
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