I got a lot of emails following yesterday's meeting. The first
is one from someone who had their eyes opened. If you have
never been to a meeting you should read it.
just want to say that I am a 10+year resident of West
Vincent Township. In the past I have only been to township
meetings where I was directly affected. I also have to say
that regrettably, I have not taken the time to educate
myself on the town supervisors and have either not voted
or voted for status quo in the past. I have done this in
part, because I like our township and have accredited that
in part to the existing supervisors. I also have never
heard a compelling enough reason to vote for someone else.
It always seems that the candidates running against our
current supervisors ran negative campaigns and never gave
reasons why to vote for them versus why not to vote for
Having said that, after attending last night’s meeting I
now know why we shouldn’t be voting for the current
supervisors. It is my recommendation that everyone attend
a township supervisor meeting before voting, and
preferably one where something controversial will be
discussed. Yes you can see the tapes and you tube but
there is nothing like actually being there.
For further clarification, I am a landowner and a horse
owner. However the issue last night was not about horses
and horse shows it was mostly about the sneaky and
underhanded way this situation has been handled. Steve
Siana, who stands to profit greatly from this whole
situation, stated that in situations of condemnation there
is no prior notice given as it can be detrimental to
negotiating a fair price. Ok I can believe that, what I
can’t believe is that there shouldn’t have been notice to
the township after the condemnation was filed.
Additionally, while Ken Miller stood up there last night
and smirked at the crowd he never answered one question as
to why the township would want the Ludwig’s Horse Show
grounds, other then he and Claire thought the township
needed more ball fields. It is not a well thought out
decision and we all are going to pay for it one way or the
other . I am appalled at the audacity and the stupidity
of the people that run our township and you better believe
that I will be very active going forward in our township
elections and meetings.
I even received text messages during the
Only 4 folks in the audience are supporting the action
. The remainder are booing & hissing .
The thing that chaps my shorts is that the Griffith tract is
a more ideal location , yet Kenny farms it. Conflict of
The collective amnesia, the backpedaling & the
arrogance of Clare & Kenny is truly amazing. The other
players in this farce as well.
Lack of due diligence, conflict of interests, and just basic
boneheadness is frightening .
Please read this stuff. It is what people in the township are
saying. Here is a comment from me.
French & Pickering Conservation Trust did the right
thing yesterday, it was for the wrong reason.It seems we
are at the end of the year, when those big Tax Deductible
donations come in. Clare had clearly become a liability.
After December 31, nobody needs to give up that money
until the end of the next year. French and Pickering STILL
employs Clare Quinn's best friend Pam Brown, the
"Conservation Director" that built a house, 2 1/2 time the
size allowed by zoning, on ground where the development
rights were completely purchased. this is NOT
conservation. It is theft. Pam Brown is no conservationist
when it comes to her own ground. Let French &
Pickering know your check will be sent when Pam Brown is
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