Letter to editor- Baumann should leave the board
To the editor:
I am sick and tired of politicians who say they will listen to the people and then totally ignore them. During District 2 Supervisor Helen Baumann’s campaign she promised that she would listen to the public and represent their concerns. After she was elected she totally ignored the desires of the people of Pollock Pines and Tahoe.
I attended all of the political forums in Pollock Pines and heard Supervisor Baumann first hand. A few months after she was elected the citizens of Pollock Pines put a town hall meeting together to talk about important issues for our area. Supervisor Baumann was invited to express her ideas and concerns for our community. She was welcomed with open arms and gave us a 30 minute speech about general stuff. Never did she ask us, or let us know, that she wanted to get rid of us a District 2 people and put us in District 5, the Tahoe district.
After learning about her plan to get rid of us without getting any input from our community, a few of us went to the Board of Supervisors to ask for public input. We had a meeting again in Pollock Pines and another in Tahoe, in which Jerome Waldi went to represent Supervisor Baumann. He had to listen to a room full of Pollock Pines and Tahoe citizens object to the Baumann plan. Not one person at those meetings and not one person that I know wanted her plan. Who is she representing? It sure isn’t her district nor her voters!
I think we should think about getting rid of Helen Baumann as county supervisor. Someone who talks out of both sides of their mouth should not hold the job of representation. I for one will work hard for her recall.
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