The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

January 25, 2014

Former City Council members speak out

(Continued)

As a result of savings in the changes to the Humane Society contract, the city was able to make a donation to the Domestic Violence Crisis Center at the YWCA.

This is a long list, but by no means a complete list of work the 2010-2013 Mayor(s), Council, and City Staff completed. Nothing was intentionally omitted, it is simply impossible to recall the many decisions and projects we have dealt with over those four years. It is our hope that this will give the community a more complete picture of our work on your behalf, and an understanding of the sometimes overwhelming tasks and responsibilities elected officials and city staff must handle every day, 24-7, that affect in some way every person in the community, ourselves included.

We thank you for your understanding, your patience, and most of all, your friendship and support. This job was both a privilege and a heavy burden at times. We are pleased to have been chosen for this service over the past four years, and we hope these words will give you a bigger picture of all the good that is happening behind the scenes in this, your home community.

Jennifer Graf, former at-large councilwoman

Bev Herman, former Ward 3 councilwoman

Maggie Klaes, former Ward 1 councilwoman

Charlie Mulholland, former at-large councilman

 

 

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