Commission meetings

As demonstrated at today’s Commission meeting (March 12, 2013) and public comment session, the atmosphere of the County Commission meetings has become lighter.  It is apparent the two new Commissioners appear to be listening to the public.  They tell me they welcome the public to come to the Commission meetings, not just to testify, but be informed of what is happening in their County and Community.  For those of us who have been around for a while, in previous years we were not sure when we showed up for the County Commission meeting if when we opened the door we would meet the Lady or the Tiger, acceptance of our point of view even though it was different.  It is refreshing to be met with warm regard and mutual respect.  Thank you Terri Jeffreys and Randy Neatherlin!  Now we’ve been nice enough, get back to work!  ;)

Jerry Eckenrode, Shelton WA
Posted, March, 13, 2013