To the Editor:
We’re nicely conscious that that is an election 12 months, and what a memorable 12 months it has been! Turmoil has abounded with the COVID 19 pandemic, the rise in violence throughout this nation, quarrels between and amongst folks on the native stage about well being and security measures, questions of corruption, together with an impeachment trial on the nationwide stage, losses as a consequence of deaths from the virus all around the world, right here within the U.S. A., lack of honored supreme courtroom justices and a heroic civil rights chief. So, with all this, we now have the chance to make necessary selections for the longer term on this election.
Good management comes from grass roots values and actions. The workplace of County Commissioner is a type of workplaces that promote what are founding fathers established as a authorities of the folks, by the folks and for the folks. Individuals need their leaders to be educated, competent, moral and to care about what issues to them. County authorities is the oldest type of authorities in Maine and it’s particularly necessary to rural areas in counties.
Right here in Franklin County there are three County Commissioners that present administrative features as settling county cash accounts, care for property, they handle county enterprise, convey actual property with a recorded order and appoint an agent to convey its’ actual property maintain books and counts as designated by the State Auditors’ Workplace. They undertake ethics insurance policies that govern conduct of elected and appointed county officers, in addition to different required duties.
An integral part, of county authorities is budgeting county bills. The County Commissioners together with 9 selectmen from the world cities make up the County Price range Committee. The commissioners, every have equal authority and so they drafts the annual price range overlaying all county departments. The Price range Committee has the ultimate authority over the permitted price range.
In abstract, a Commissioner offers with completely different important elements of group service, allots monies to these departments to maintain them operating, in addition to interacts with different county and state officers to offer for the well- being of the folks within the county. In step with caring for the well- being of the folks of Franklin County, the commissioners supported important social applications that included gasoline help, housing help to assist the aged keep of their houses so long as potential, early childhood growth to learn kids, who may in any other case be deprived, and different applications to assist folks.
Sadly, in recent times, these applications weren’t funded. Having discovered concerning the defunding of these applications with none enter from the folks, and believing that this was an injustice, Fen Fowler determined to come back out of retirement to assist proper that injustice, settle for the current challenges and give attention to what is required to advertise welfare of individuals, like know-how, environmental issues and funding for the needy on the grass roots stage as county commissioner. Fen, has the attributes of a superb pal and neighbor, and position mannequin for youth. Throughout this time of turmoil in the entire nation, we’re lucky to have somebody like Fen, as a candidate for County Commissioner. We want extra folks like him in management positions, at each stage of presidency.
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