Area resident Kris Greene offers his support for candidate Gary Perman
Editor’s note: Opinions expressed in this letter to the editor are those of the author alone and do not reflect the editorial position of ClarkCountyToday.com.
In the realm of city politics, the drift towards complacency often remains elusive, but it’s an affliction that can strike at any time. Whether it’s in year 5, year 8, or year 15 of a city councilor’s tenure, the allure of backing every tax hike can be seductive.
Once champions of their constituents, they can morph into champions of builders, developers, unions, and unpopular projects. These elected officials seem impervious to economic downturns and inflation, advocating for more taxation as the solution.
The result? A $7 million splash pad and an unusable lake, disregarding local wishes and even the city’s major revenue source.
The time for change in Camas City Council is now, with Gary Perman, a businessperson untainted by special interests, emerging as the beacon to represent the true voice of the people.
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