Roegner gets it right

My associates and I personally feel Bob Roegner’s column is right on target regarding the unbelievable proceedings going on within our City Hall. It would appear the council members truly do not understand nor can they even offer a constructive solution to this financial crisis and to other city problems. There are perhaps only two members that seem to understand the state of affairs. Unfortunately, these fearless City Council members are completely overruled in their opinions by the other positioned council members. We have a mayor in charge and he needs to listen carefully to what the people of Federal Way are declaring.

One might look back a few years to a former mayor who came to office with a serious financial burden in front of him. While in office Skip Priest cut spending while providing worthy services and finished his term in office with a balanced budget. The current mayor’s solitary solution to the current financial crisis appears to be a quick fix by taxing the people out of more hard earned dollars. This above it all would actually only be a temporary solution.

Sheryl Nevers’ letter to the editor last week may be typical thinking of other Federal Way folks out of touch. She feels Bob Roegner continues to create problems in our city by reporting continued shameless local government news. She thinks Roegner needs to go away. Perhaps she should take a deep breath and look at it this way: It may be good news, bad news or fake news, but Roegner continues to report news to help us with enhanced thinking and understanding deep within the closed walls of City Hall. Take it for what it is worth; just don’t blame the reporter for the news or current city problems.

Neil Corbin, Federal Way

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