Justice Mayor/Board Feeling the Heat

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#1 Sep 8, 2011
The Mayor actually took the time to write this response to the residents of Justice. What does this all mean??

Village government is intended to benefit the residents that we serve. Are we so stringent that we refuse to help those that live in or operate businesses in our community? Of, course not! In these difficult economic times, everyone must help each other. Some things we can accomplish by donating just a little of our time and effort: Plowing a path on a senior citizen’s driveway when the snow flies, trimming a few branches for a resident when we’re working in the area, fixing a mailbox post when an errant vehicle knocked it down, or removing a little extra debris left over after a storm.

Other things we do for our residents we must charge a fee for. Inspecting the work of a contractor to insure our resident received a competent job for the work that was performed; clearing a sewer lateral because the clog is before the main, reconstructing parkways and asphalt after a water main break are things we charge back to either the resident or to the agency that we perform the work for.
Changing a light bulb for a business owner who frequently donates the use of her business premises to the village for Town Hall Meetings for the residents is one of those items we charge for, but still do in order to help a business operator in our community.
To ridicule our efforts, performed for a fair price, and defame our village logo in the same tawdry communication is just wrong!
Where are the pictures of our Public Works crew building Jerry Carter’s fence? Mr. Carter paid for the work just like the Canterbury Inn did.
Where are the pictures of the costly drainage project built by Public Works across the front of Ms. Bartoszek’s lovely home with the illegal basement? The project benefitted many homes both north and south of her home and by the way, she did not build the basement. It was there when she bought it.
I guess it just depends on the “spin” you want to put on things, doesn’t it?
I think I’ll continue to err on the side of kindly cooperation with the residents and businesses in our town.
After all, isn’t that what a community is for?
Kris Wasowicz
Mayor, Board President
Village of Justice
Ghost Writer

La Grange, IL

#2 Sep 8, 2011
It seems to me this was writen by Kathy the Clerk to some how make it seem OK to do work for your freinds as long as you dont get cought. Kris could not write this if his life depended on it. Lets give credit were credit is do. OH wait, the village has no more credit,never mind,my mistake.


#3 Sep 9, 2011
I don't know who wrote it, but the mayor signed it. I am still trying to fugure out what it means and why he/she wrote it. Any ideas?

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