2009.09.23 Megan Dominique: Seneca Township meeting

Written by David Green.

I, for one, have never shown interest in attending the Seneca Township meetings. An issue with my neighbor, Dayna Cordts, gave me reason to participate in a meeting on Sept. 14, 2009.

To my dismay, I witnessed the lack of respect and professionalism by the ladies of the Seneca Township board not only toward Dayna, but all of her supporters. I would expect that when a concern is brought to the board, it would be handled without rolling eyes, hitting the table and gasping like they had no interest in the matter. These actions made me question whether they had already made their decision before hearing out the residents.

I am disappointed that we elected such unprofessional ladies and I would encourage more Seneca Township residents to attend these meetings to see how taxpayers are treated.

I would also like to thank John Gould for taking the time to research the matter and standing strong in his decision, even if it meant opposing the other members.

– Megan Dominique

Weston Road

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  • Athletic Fields
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    TROMBONISTS Jake Myers (left) and Max Baker perform Friday at the annual Senior Citizens Luncheon at Fayette High School. The National Honor Society and the FFA chapter teamed up to serve a meal to area seniors and to provide musical entertainment. Both the school band and choir performed. Additional photos are on page 7 of this week’s Observer.
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    MOVING EAST—Utility workers continue their slow progress east along U.S. 20 south of Morenci. New electrical poles are put in place before wiring is moved into place.

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