A Democracy Marches on its Education and Information
by
Commissioner Tommy Adkisson
September 25, 2003

In Precinct Four as is the case with probably most public officials, we do a lot of circular communicating.  I'm not referring to the kind that gets you nowhere; although that may as in life, seem to be the case at times.  I'm referring to constituents sharing their information, opinions and questions with us and us sharing ours with them.  The following is with minor changes, the sum and substance of a recent e-mail sent to me and my response.

My Response

"I will look into this in more detail and let you know what I find out.

Government is a partnership with plenty of responsibility to fill a lifetime and a community.

With a world of issues and a fairly endless list which are felt with the same passion your letter reflects, emphasis is given based upon a sense of how important the many issues are to our constituents.  That's why letters from people like you are important.

Some officials do not respond to anonymous letters like this but I would like to give it a shot.  This is not the first time this issue has been raised.  I would surmise that it has been raised many times over the last twenty years or more.  Still, I am willing to ask questions in search of a solution.  It is a worthy issue.

Thanks again for your note."

Stay tuned for my response in the next edition or very near future!

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