Stop Settling

Why do we settle for mediocrity? We here in Fairfield County should take great pride in the fact that during the “Drawdy Park Fiasco” no one died, not one person was fired, no one was reprimanded, no one in the County office was taken to task for accountability or responsibility. How fortunate are we?

Very, in that no one was injured. All the other issues just show the state of our government and how it is run. If this was a for-profit business we would be bankrupt. Instead of fixing the problem, it seems to be swept under the carpet and avoided at all costs.

How can millions of your tax payers’ dollars go to projects without so much as a single competitive bid? And when the ‘bid’ was awarded to this company (S2) they completely failed to provide what they were hired to do. Why didn’t the people who hired them and who approved this project ever inspect the project or ever question how it got approved?

My question is: Why are they still working here? Is that a question that will ever be answered in a world of mediocrity?

Instead, we should be enthralled, delighted and thoroughly happy beyond our wildest dreams because no one was promoted; and that, my friends, says it all!

We sit on the edge of utter and complete failure; our frustrations and disappointment go without saying. The standard for excellence is a bar that has been buried so deep that no one can even trip over it in Fairfield County. It’s a place where we will select and re-elect people year after year, when they’ve proven to us over and over again they have no talent, no successes to speak of and, last but not least, no skills whatsoever.

The election is only months away. We need honorable people, intelligent, successful, passionate people with a vision for our future.

Please choose wisely this election time. This is not a party issue; this is simply about who is going to serve us best! Our future is at stake.

Jeff Schaffer

Lake Monticello