Closure to move ahead

Published: Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:27 AM.

This is fundamental stuff going back to Lexington and Concord.

The right to protest against government is essential; the scope with which government can and should respond helps define our community.

So, to leave unanswered the two fundamental questions about this “investigation” is a public disservice to the voters and citizens of Gulf County.

Because this investigation and the dismaying way it spilled into the public was the punctuation mark on this campaign season.

Resolution is needed to move ahead and essential to be moving on the economic development front.

In the past two years, the BOCC adopted a consolidated Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development Council model. A nationwide search resulted in the hiring of an energetic plugged-in director and a new board has brought new ideas and faces.

But that board and director have barely had a chance to breathe and operate under a series of oppressive moves from the BOCC.

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