Lent Township
To the editor Ms. Sinna, Where do you get your information? You state that Lent Township is in the minority of jurisdictions by having only three board members. I looked up the number of board members for similar sized townships. Of 41 townships that I researched, only five townships had five-member...Read More
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To the editor Mr. Gene Olson decided against standing for reelection to the Lent Town Board, and therefore ignored the filing deadline. Subsequent to that deadline, many residents asked Mr. Olson to reconsider; Mr. Olson did reconsider and is now running for reelection, necessarily as a write-in can...Read More
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To the editor In March, Lent Township residents will be asked to vote on a proposal (by way of resident petition) to combine the township clerk and the township treasurer into one clerk/treasurer position. The words that follow are written only regarding the upcoming election to change the current s...Read More
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To the editor In his latest letter, David Hardin asserts that fewer opinions, viewpoints and voices are better than more. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when the majority of us were small-scale family farmers and our population was less than a quarter the size it is now, three town super...Read More
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To the editor In the recent Lent Township News, our current elected officials presented a lengthy “plan” for implementing the Lent Township ballot questions. I attended their staff meeting and told them how insincere their “plan” is. The message from Lent citizens several months ago in a pac...Read More
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To the editor I must say I was both confused and disturbed by the convoluted and illogical argument that David Hardin used to explain why “Less voting is better than more voting” in his letter-to-the editor of Feb. 5, 2015. Just over a hundred years ago, people like Mr. Hardin believed that wome...Read More
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To the editor In March Lent Township residents will be asked to vote on a proposal to change from March to November the election of township supervisors. I write to oppose this change and will assert that, contrary to conventional wisdom, here is an example where less voting is better than more voti...Read More
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