Dear Star Editor,
The letter written to the editor of the “Star” on June 1st about Meadows Place voters, was rude, demeaning and very disrespectful to all Senior Citizens. A Large amount of residents have lived in Meadows Place since the development of the neighborhood and are the original homeowners. We love and take pride in our neighborhood and want it to continue to be a desirable place to live and raise children.
Because we recently elected an individual that has the same vision as we do regarding the neighborhood, we are called “SCAVENS” (senior citizens against virtually everything new). The anonymous author of that article should be thanking his lucky stars that we are still here and most of our homes are paid off and that we are not likely to lose our homes from foreclosure during this time with our economy as bad as it is and with empty shopping strips all around us.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, WITH AGE DOES COME WISDON!
What most of us resent is that our City Council Members implement major changes to the city that should be put to a vote, such as the “round-a”bouts”. Do you really want a bunch of “SCAVENS” going in circles jeopardizing peoples lives?
About the new pond near the elementary school, how are we going to keep our kids sage from this body of water?
“Why fix it if it ain’t broke?”
If you are really interested in improving our neighborhood, work on enforcing our ordinances, repairing the side walks and streets and entice business to fill up our empty strip centers.
Perhaps if the ousted Mr. Staigle is still interested in the city as a private citizen and not a council member that he will continue to donate his services.
Our recent election should send a message to all residents and elected officials, that our votes can and will make a difference regardless of age!
Meadows Place resident since 1971