Sunday, February 6, 2011

Holy shiitake!

A friend found this gem from county commission minutes of this last summer.

Muskegon County Board of Commissioners July 13, 2010


Full Board Meeting 3:30 p.m. 194

2010-398 CONTRIBUTE $3,500 TO SPONSOR THE MUSKEGON AREA LABOR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE’S 33RD “TRIBUTE TO INDUSTRY & LABOR” DINNER

Moved by Wade, seconded by Collins to grant the request to contribute $3,500 to sponsor the Muskegon Area Labor-Management Committee’s 33rd “Tribute to Industry & Labor” dinner.

Roll Call
Ayes: Buzzell, Collins, Derezinski, Engle, Gill, Mahoney, Nash, Snider, Wade
Nays: None
Excused: McMurray, Scolnik

Motion Carried
 
If this doesn't clue the taxpayers in, nothing will!
Our county board is run by the unions and spends taxpayer money like drunken......Chrysler union thugs!
We've got to take back our county before the current commissioners and their union supporters destroy what's left!

Norton Shores City Manager clarifies millage issues

Letters: Norton Shores City Manager clarifies millage issues MLive.com
"The new revenue generated from a public safety millage would be placed in a separate fund.
It would only be used for police and fire services.
It would not be used to “free up” General Fund monies for nonpublic safety services."

So, they spent all the money that should have been for public safety on other things.
Just what were those "other things"?

Michigan teachers union puts pay raises on hold, cuts staff

Michigan teachers union puts pay raises on hold, cuts staff lansingstatejournal.com Lansing State Journal
"Scaling back on raises and freezing pay marks a change for the state's largest teachers union.
Two years ago, some union staffers and officials received pay boosts ranging from 6.8 percent to nearly 15 percent for Salters"

So what's good for the MEA is unacceptable for our local school budgets?

Muskegon County commissioners consider buying laptops for themselves

Muskegon County commissioners consider buying laptops for themselves MLive.com
"Jager voted against soliciting bids, requesting that the board hold off until specifics can be researched.

He also pointed out that he bought a computer after he was elected in November because he figured it was his responsibility.
“I shouldn't run if I don't have the tools for my job,” Jager said
."

Why do we have only one county commissioner who understands the concept of personal "responsibility"?

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