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I normally don't comment in this paper, but reading your comments "as you said taking care of the south of Gilbert" The idea of buying parkland in the southern part of Gilbert is not the issue most have with this council. Its the back door process hiding if from the community, lying about the police, fire and the budget. From your statement it must be OK in your family to lye, cheat and steel money from each other in your family? Apr 28, 2011
Its going to be an uphill battle for Dave, Les and Yes, Linda Abbott too. While Linda numbers were high in count however this time she is and this also applies to Dave and Les is not going to have the vote count to over come the voter surge that's going to push Jordan, Victor and Ben cooper over the top in effect sweeping the council race for the first time in Gilbert History. Look at the voter turn out and then do the math! It will sweep Dave and Les early in the vote count and the only horse race will be between Linda Abbott and Ben Cooper. I could be wrong but I have not missed many in the last 30 years. Mar 15, 2011
the comment I just made was to reply to the kid Ivotetoo! Mar 6, 2011
It’s obvious you’re missing the point here. Just because the ruling was it was not illegal to accept unsolicited contribution. The four candidates in question chose not to object to receiving their contribution of theses freebees as provided by “Southwest Ambulance". In doing so they left this community and many others with the “perception” this was very dishonest and a hint of some treachery. Here is that word again “Perception” once it has been made there is no do-overs what’s done is done. FYI: The reference to Arizona revised statures 38-503 was pick a number that has nothing to do with it.Mar 6, 2011
Howard, I feel sorry for you if you think these 3 individuals are the best of the best Gilbert that it has to offer! It very clear you have no background nor history of these council members. If you did, you may not have made such a glowing statement you made. Of course on the hand it may mean you also agree that its OK to lie to the citizens of Gilbert and spending large sums of money and keep it secret form the community. I don't know about you but I want people on the council who has some integrity and the wisdom to manage my tax dollars and not waste it. Nevertheless these 3 are very good too at pulling the wool over the eyes of a few within this community they have somehow managed to convincing them they are looking out after them. I feel very sad they must also think its OK to spend 50 million dollars under the table. I think the real truth is they don't understand happened and of they do then I guess this is true they don't care either and continue endorsing them blindly.
Check the fact out please its all public record. Jan 23, 2011
Of Course I am no professional writer. In school I took my grades in English and ran like a bat out of you know what! I hate it after you post your comments and you read it again and you see how many mistake you're made jump back at you.Sep 27, 2010
Dan Zeiger, the reporter of this poorly crafted story. He failed to mention anything about hiding a 42.7 million dollar land deal paying as much as 3 time the cost per acres when land around the this land was going for thousands of dollars less.
Then hiding this in the consent calender and top of that wording the agenda item was written to make people who were reading this to believe it was nothing but just buy buying property rights of ways.
Only after it was approved did the real facts of this land deal slowly start coming out. What's real funny is that all the while the town was screaming we are broke and must raise tax to pay for police and fire protection. They were secretly buying this land under the table hopping no one would find out. Oh, that being broke crying coming from the town was just a plain lie. The sales tax money was need to replace monies used from the general fund to help pay for the 143 acres including a operating dairy.
Don't take my word read up on! It's your money and learn how the town council continues to waste your money while telling us we're broke. Go do your home work it all their in black and white! I am so disappointed in the Gilbert Tribune have no word to express those feeling. A fifth grader could put these guys to shame. Sep 27, 2010
I heard the crying in the tribune's office about no man power or time to do the job right! I only hope this is not going to be a reflection of things to come?May 18, 2010