Now I Love it! Post Election Reflection 2015

April 12, 2015

Now that the 2015 consolidated general election is in the rear view mirror, I’ve had time to think about what happened and I’m actually glad that it turned out the way it did.
Right up front I’d like to say I did not vote for any of the winners in the Village of Winfield trustee race…Carl Sorgatz, Dennis A. Hogan and Robert C. Greer…but I would like to publicly congratulate them now.

Now I’m looking forward to the progress as promised on their campaign signs. The village president and board of trustees are all men cut from the same cloth and they’ll be able to do pretty much whatever they want.
The drama is gone, the opposition is gone, the scapegoats are gone…nothing is in their way to solve all of our towns problems and I can sit back and watch it happen. It’s not often that you get to see something like this and that’s why I’m loving it.

About 55 % of the voters in town wanted it this way and I hope they’re right…only time will tell.

What do you think will happen?


Rare Headline

November 25, 2013

Today’s Glimpses story features a headline that you won’t see anytime soon, thanks to our new president Erik Spande and trustees Jack Bajor, James McCurdy and Phillip Mustes. Last week these fellas decided to give us a tax increase without our having a say in the matter (via referendum)…and here I thought they were all about “listening to the residents.” Sadly I predicted this outcome back in April, and I hate to say it but I don’t think they are done…look for more tax increases in the near future and new fees (vehicle stickers). At least now we know what the “change” was in their campaign slogan of “need all 4 for change.”
Anyway, let’s take a look back to September of 1969 when the Winfield village board eliminated a tax levy…no to levy