"The Official Portrait of Miss InDiana"

"The Official Portrait of Miss InDiana"
aka "Miss Victory"

Monday, August 27, 2007

Bring Solutions to Tonight's CCC Meeting

The city council meeting starts tonight at 7pm. It is a public budget hearing. Instead of complaining, let's present solutions to the CCC on how they can cut costs.

Let's start by axing the do nothing patronage positions and the mayor's political lackey's.
We can think of a couple that do nothing to help the taxpayer and earn over $80,000 a year.

Monroe Gray (CCC president) works in an administrative job in the fire department. Chief Greeson says Monroe Gray's job is a legislative communication position. Monroe Gray can barely be understood, why would anyone place him in a communication position? That just doesn't make sense.

Justin Olhemiller was just promoted from press secretary to a new $80,000 + position. What has he done for you lately?

There are many more such positions in local government. Be sure to tell the CCC tonight which positions you would like to eliminate.

3 comments:

Taxpayer said...

Turnout for this meeting was slim, and the rally mentioned in earlier postings on this site never materialized. Folks, this group has got to get organized or we're going to lose our momentum! We're making inroads -- let's keep the pressure on and the power strong! It's our only chance.

varangianguard said...

I only recognized Greg Ballard and Tim McGuire at the CCC meeting. There were almost as many LHS softball players/coaches as there were tax protestors.

What gives?

Melyssa said...

I want to apologize for not attending the meeting. I'm giving a minimum of 30 hours per week to this and get to points of exhaustion and need to rest. Monday was one of those days.

We have a committed inner core of activists, but we still need more people to get involved.

Anonymous criticism of this group not being organized is uncalled for. We volunteer 100's of hours and $100's of our own money to fund this. Have you personally called me or any of the other contacts with the group to offer your services, your money, and your time?

As the woman who started the protests I can tell you there is only so much I can do and I'm at maximum energy that I have to give. I do nothing but go to my job and volunteer my time for tax reform.

Specifically how much time and money can you bring to the table to help us? I've given over 300 hours and $1500 since June 29th and managed to keep our work in the local news each week and bring major national media attention to our tax revolution.

Your anonymous criticism of all the hard work several volunteers and I have to give is a personal insult and completely uncalled for.