Desert Messenger

February 20, 2013

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Page 4 OPINIONS EXPRESSED IN LETTERS TO THE EDITOR DO NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT THOSE OF THE DESERT MESSENGER. Read MESSENGER Desert ONLINE @ QIA Welcome Back Snowbirds! QIA OFFICE NOW OPEN 9am-4pm Mon-Fri ��� PANCAKE SUPPER Wednesdays 5-6pm. ��� DANCES Wed 7-10pm* No Dance First Wed. Feb. 20 On the Road Again * $3 Donation ��� DANCES Sat. 7-10pm* with The Westernaires * $3 Donation no dance Feb. 16 Feb. 23 & March 2-Hawaiian Dance ��� CRAFT FAIR LAST OF SEASON! 1st Saturday March 2nd 9am-1pm Breakfast 9-11 Lunch 11-1 SHOWS TICKETS AT THE DOOR FOR: ��� Feb. 26 Rock Club Musical 6:30pm $3 donation ��� March 5 Banjo Jack 7pm $6 donation ��� March 12 Paul Winer 7pm $5 donation Last show of season! 928-927-6325 235 E. Ironwood St., Quartzsite OPINION eral Plan by July (not started). Good Timing Team Bruno! In Bruno���s EOPLE S Quartzsite, research and independent thought is not allowed. Why would OICE anyone volunteer for Quartzsite P&Z, OR ANY OTHER BOARD, (other than My wife, Violet Kiss, was P&Z YES people or town employees)? Has Vice-Chairman for 3 years, so I saw Quartzsite���s ever been worse? Can behind the curtain. Quartzsite P&Z is EXPECTED to vote for staff recom- we afford another year of Bruno���s Dictatorship? mendations, without research. UnDr. Ronald Jones ��� Full Time fortunately, doing research and voting Quartzsite Resident, Begging For an independently receives Bruno���s retaliExperienced Certi���ed Town Manager. ation. Recently P&Z unanimously recommended denying a residential Massage Business, after STRONG staff recommendation. (Naughty chil- Y���all come! I am writing this letter to invite all dren disobeyed!). Then Councilman people to Quartzsite that would like to Orgeron and Bruno tried removing operate an illegal business. entire P&Z without giving reasons. Here is how it works: Coincidence? Has any other town You buy a piece of property in a resiremoved entire volunteer boards? dential neighborhood, put up several Not legal to remove entire Boards? signs and ���ags, so you can be noticed. Change the laws! If the new P&Z Don���t worry about traf���c when your members or ANY Board���s voting displeases Bruno, ���re them all! After parking area gets full, just have customers back out onto the busy street. P&Z, why would Bruno allow indeDon���t worry about a conditional use pendent thinkers on any Boards? permit or city business license, none Great Quartzsite PR, Team Bruno! needed. If you are denied one, no big The Town appears to be pushing two new P&Z members, a town employee deal, just keep on doing business as usual. When you���re mailed a cease and P&Z Director���s friend. The ���friend���s��� application stated he was a and desist order, no big deal, they don���t mean much. Don���t worry about General Contractor 25 years. When interviewed by Violet, he admitted not the town manager; she has bigger ���sh to fry. She has to ���gure out how to get being licensed builder. Bruno then rid of the planning and zoning board, sent Violet a threatening, retaliaand change the police chiefs contract. tory letter for questioning integrity. We have a large number of properQuartzsite���s allowing non-licensed ties for sale in our area. This should ���friend��� to build a garage ($34,000) bring new business opportunities for for former P&Z employee���s widow. people who would like a fast track to Special favors! For our garage, P&Z an illegal business. forced Licensed Contractors, saying I���m thinking a medical marijuana State Law requires Licensed Contracbusiness would work for my place. I tors over $1000. have a drive-through driveway that P&Z Director just resigned. Council���s changing Laws, then ���ring entire would be handy for customers to pick up Board. P&Z must ���nish ten-year Gen- their merchandise as they drive through. You all come! Illegal businesses okay in a residential area of Quartzsite. R. Whited, Quartzsite THE P V Hello Neighbors La Paz County Search and Rescue (LPCSAR ) wishes to take this opportunity to thank the QIA Bingo for their donation of $1,000.00, the Quartzsite Community Thrift Store for their donation of $500.00, the money will be used for much needed equipment and to Wal-Mart in Parker for their donation of 2 ATV batteries. Thank you so much to everyone that contributes to LPCSAR. Bye for now, Patricia Anderson Quartzsite Town Council Another year of Bruno? Can Quartzsite Make it Through Another Year of Laura Bruno? My wife and I strongly supported Laura Bruno as Interim Town Manager, since Council PROMISED an Experienced Certi���ed Town Manager WITHIN six months. Apparently, Bruno���s requesting another year. What���s next? Bruno has NO municipal training/expertise and can���t compare to the huge bene���ts of Experienced Certi���ed Town Managers. LETTERS TO EDITOR POLICY Desert Messenger encourages letters from its readers. Letters should be no longer than 300 words, and may be edited for grammar, content and length. OPINIONS EXPRESSED HERE DO NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT THOSE OF THE DESERT MESSENGER. We invite you to not only see a problem, but search for the solution to share with the community, keeping the bene���it of all in mind. Letters considered libelous, in poor taste, on a personal issue, mean spirited or dominated by Scripture quotes will not be published. Third party letters will not be accepted. To avoid confusion over people with common or similar names, writers must provide a full name and indicate the name they are known by. Writers must provide a full street address and phone number. Rvers can provide the location of park/BLM land, etc. Street addresses will not be published. Phone numbers are for veri���ication only and will not be printed. Mail letters to: Desert Messenger, P.O. Box 3185, Quartzsite, AZ 85359 or E-mail to: 541-218-2560 February 20, 2013 ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� Shipping Supplies 50 Sizes Shipping Boxes 3 Sizes Bubble Wrap Popcorn, White, Recycled Gift Wrap & Ribbons Gift & Jewelry Boxes Gift Bags Free Gift Wrap ��� SEE LETTERS PAGE 19 DAY NIGHT Fac t Cho ory rds! SHADES REPAIRED 3 YEAR (with purchase - $3 without) UNCONDITIONAL GUARANTEE 90 E. Main St., Quartzsite Local Resident ��� FREE Estimates Quiet Times 928-927-8081 Larry - cell 928-273-3719

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