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In my opinion: Now the real work begins at WSD

By Dan Dickinson Newly elected commissioner Town of Waterford Sanitary District No. 1   I would like to thank Waterford Post editor Pat Bogumil for her fair, unbiased reporting of the recall and issues with the Sanitary District. Hopefully the articles opened eyes into problems at WSD that need to […]

 
 

In my opinion: Gerard rebuttal to Dickinson

By Bill Gerard Board president Town of Waterford Sanitary District No. 1   Following is my rebuttal to points raised in Dan Dickinson’s opinion piece in last week’s Waterford Post. • Agenda approval: The WSD Board President does approve the meeting agenda; however, as the President, it does not give […]

 
 

In my opinion: Dickinson rebuttal to Gerard

In my opinion: Dickinson rebuttal to Gerard

By Dan Dickinson Candidate Town of Waterford Sanitary District No. 1   Following is my rebuttal to points raised in Bill Gerard’s opinion piece in last week’s Waterford Post       • WSD rate increases: see graph to right.         • Dickinson “recall”: No evidence of any bonafide recall exists. […]

 
 

In My Opinion: Why WSD rates have soared 38 percent

By Dan Dickinson Candidate Town of Waterford Sanitary District No. 1   By rule, only the Board President can set the meeting agenda, it gives the Board President awesome power to make things happen, or to prevent them from happening. Bill Gerard has been commissioner for three years, serving his […]

 
 

In My Opinion: Retain Gerard on the WSD Board

By Bill Gerard Board President Town of Waterford Sanitary District No. 1 You elected me as your commissioner in 2009. I promised to do whatever I could to get rid of the corruption in our local government. The Racine County D.A. has hundreds of pages of documentation waiting to be […]

 
 

Letter: Recall is a travesty of Democratic process

I was motivated to write when I read an editorial regarding the recall election. I too believe that Gov. Scott Walker was a bit too zealous in getting Wisconsin out of debt and perhaps he was naive that he could do so given his 2010 election in which he promised […]

 
 

Letter: Dr. Deer and his private practice

OK, so the recall is on.  Bumper stickers and yard signs are out in full force. The other day I drove past a HUGE sign that reads “Sportsmen For Walker – Our Outdoor Heritage Matters.”  I drive on home, and I decide I’m going to check the details about how […]

 
 

LETTER: WeVote does not endorse boycotts of local businesses

                    The community in Burlington seems to be misinformed somehow regarding the movements and the protesting of WeVote Burlington.  So I would like to take the time to set the record straight.                   1. The WeVote mission statement endorses limited government while promoting personal liberty; demands responsibility and accountability […]

 
 

LETTER: When the talk turns to boycott, be careful what you wish for

                  When I was attending college back in the mid 1960s I learned a valuable lesson in business and politics.                   As anyone who lived through that era will recall it was the pinnacle of political protests. Hardly a day would go by when someone was not picketing or boycotting […]

 
 

LETTER: It takes the right candidate to build the school district’s ‘brand’

                  After attending the candidate forum for the open seats on the Burlington Area School District Board of Education, I had a few thoughts.                    It seems that a lot of people want government, and public schools to operate like a business. OK, let’s go there.  What is the buzzword […]

 
 
 
 
 

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