Oak Forest Mayor also Public Works em...

Oak Forest Mayor also Public Works employee

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whoa

Harvey, IL

#1 Apr 24, 2013
Anyone who watched the city council meeting last night might have heard the mayor state that he was clearing debris on Ridgeland during the flooding last week at 2:30 am. I thought this was a job for the people in Public Works or is our esteemed mayor also an employee there?
Res

Chicago, IL

#2 Apr 24, 2013
whoa wrote:
Anyone who watched the city council meeting last night might have heard the mayor state that he was clearing debris on Ridgeland during the flooding last week at 2:30 am. I thought this was a job for the people in Public Works or is our esteemed mayor also an employee there?
Thank you for posting the great things our mayor does. you would have to look a long way to find a mayor who would stand in water and clean debris from a storm drain to help prevent peoples homes from flooding. Thank you mayor, I may have taken water if not for you. You can use that post for a campaign memo in the future
whoa

Harvey, IL

#3 Apr 24, 2013
The city may be better served by a mayor who shows some leadership. We have a department who specifically handles storm related debris.
concerned taxpayer

Mokena, IL

#4 Apr 24, 2013
whoa wrote:
Anyone who watched the city council meeting last night might have heard the mayor state that he was clearing debris on Ridgeland during the flooding last week at 2:30 am. I thought this was a job for the people in Public Works or is our esteemed mayor also an employee there?
If true, that was a very kind act on his part. There shouldn't be any criticism here!!!
True Leader

Toledo, OH

#5 Apr 24, 2013
concerned taxpayer wrote:
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If true, that was a very kind act on his part. There shouldn't be any criticism here!!!
That is a sign of a true leader. Not afraid to get his hands dirty and help out in time of need. Flooding was occuring throughout the entire Chicago metro area. Small public works departments could not handle it alone. Small minded people like you would never understand that.
dont judge the past

Chicago, IL

#6 Apr 24, 2013
if the mayor was out there cleaning up i tip my hat to him not many mayor's would be out doing the same at 2:30 in the am making sure his town is not going underwater
concerned taxpayer

Mokena, IL

#7 Apr 24, 2013
True Leader wrote:
<quoted text>That is a sign of a true leader. Not afraid to get his hands dirty and help out in time of need. Flooding was occuring throughout the entire Chicago metro area. Small public works departments could not handle it alone. Small minded people like you would never understand that.
Hey retard, read my post again. I wasn't ripping the guy. I guess I should say read again but learn to comprehend!!!!!!!!
Res

Tinley Park, IL

#8 Apr 25, 2013
Not a fan , but it does show leadership and some compassion.

Since: Aug 10

Chicago, IL

#9 Apr 27, 2013
concerned taxpayer wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey retard, read my post again. I wasn't ripping the guy. I guess I should say read again but learn to comprehend!!!!!!!!
Calm down there. He seems to be agreeing with you and directing his last comment at the original poster (although that wasn't entirely clear). No need to be offensive.
uncle amos

United States

#11 May 8, 2013
whoa wrote:
Anyone who watched the city council meeting last night might have heard the mayor state that he was clearing debris on Ridgeland during the flooding last week at 2:30 am. I thought this was a job for the people in Public Works or is our esteemed mayor also an employee there?
Hey chooch is the mayor not a paid public servant? Do you complain when police save people from fires? That is the fire fighters job. Do you complain when someone other then ems performs cpr? Not their job. You are not a journalist or reporter so we need them to complain about you now thinking you can do their job. You are probably a douche bag by trade so srick to your job butt monkey.
Res

Chicago, IL

#12 May 8, 2013
uncle amos wrote:
<quoted text>Hey chooch is the mayor not a paid public servant? Do you complain when police save people from fires? That is the fire fighters job. Do you complain when someone other then ems performs cpr? Not their job. You are not a journalist or reporter so we need them to complain about you now thinking you can do their job. You are probably a douche bag by trade so srick to your job butt monkey.
Great post.
Second That

Oak Forest, IL

#13 Jun 17, 2013
uncle amos wrote:
<quoted text>Hey chooch is the mayor not a paid public servant? Do you complain when police save people from fires? That is the fire fighters job. Do you complain when someone other then ems performs cpr? Not their job. You are not a journalist or reporter so we need them to complain about you now thinking you can do their job. You are probably a douche bag by trade so srick to your job butt monkey.
Butt Monkey. classic!
Anonymous

Blue Island, IL

#14 Jul 5, 2013
In the context of just how much misleading information shows up here in the Topix forum, that was a real crappy headline, especially considering what your evidence is as it relates to Kuspa double-dipping into the taxpayer coffers.

I myself have cleaned storm drains around my community from time to time and don't give me sh*t that I am somehow stepping on toes, breaking a law or even a union line when I do it. Most of the staff in my Public Works Department are hard working, good people and you do the damn math! Even if they were at their best and working 24 hours non-stop, they can't cover cleaning up sewer covers around the entire community all the time. I'll be the

God forbid a group of residents were to leave their houses during (or even before) a storm to ensure the safety and well-being of a community is not put in jeopardy by leaving the underground tunnels empty while the basements of houses fill with destructive doses of water.

There's more than enough to snipe at Kuspa for, but don't go after something that you certainly wouldn't do of your own free will while using such a potentially reputation-damaging headline.

P.S. I'd have been more impressed if Kuspa announced a whole bunch of citizens were busy pitching in at 2:30 in the morning, but one is definitely better than none in this circumstance. Perhaps he will lead the way in developing more effective solutions that affect us all....
George

Chicago, IL

#15 Jul 31, 2013
Anonymous wrote:
In the context of just how much misleading information shows up here in the Topix forum, that was a real crappy headline, especially considering what your evidence is as it relates to Kuspa double-dipping into the taxpayer coffers.
I myself have cleaned storm drains around my community from time to time and don't give me sh*t that I am somehow stepping on toes, breaking a law or even a union line when I do it. Most of the staff in my Public Works Department are hard working, good people and you do the damn math! Even if they were at their best and working 24 hours non-stop, they can't cover cleaning up sewer covers around the entire community all the time. I'll be the
God forbid a group of residents were to leave their houses during (or even before) a storm to ensure the safety and well-being of a community is not put in jeopardy by leaving the underground tunnels empty while the basements of houses fill with destructive doses of water.
There's more than enough to snipe at Kuspa for, but don't go after something that you certainly wouldn't do of your own free will while using such a potentially reputation-damaging headline.
P.S. I'd have been more impressed if Kuspa announced a whole bunch of citizens were busy pitching in at 2:30 in the morning, but one is definitely better than none in this circumstance. Perhaps he will lead the way in developing more effective solutions that affect us all....
He wasn't the only one. Just a coincidence we see the street sweepers working again huh? Leadership shows up to close the barn door after the horse is out. That's the real story here!

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