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July 18, 2012

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July 18, 2012 Perspectives Quirky Quartzsite's Contributed by Violet Kiss Attitudes, Accusations and Sabotage What's been going on in our Quirky Quartzsite lately? The negative fac- tion spiraling out of control (as usual), that's what. We have a newly elected councilperson, Pat Workman who has not attended (required) League of Cit- ies and Towns training sessions and I've heard, probably won't. Unfortu- nately, her severe lack of municipal education is sorely showing. In at- tending two Council business meetings recently, it is clearly evident Pat does not know what she is doing. Pat Work- man tries to discuss subjects either that are not on the agenda or trying to carry on with items already voted on which are in violation of Open Meeting Law. She has spoken negatively about Quartzsite on a Phoenix television in- terview along with her motley crew. this she should be censured and more. Representing a municipality when not authorized to do so is serious business. Her sworn duty is to perform knowl- edgeably and professionally, to uphold the law, and not to single out certain people she disagrees with. Personal dislikes, attacks and vendettas must not and cannot be done by a municipal offi cial. resort to name-calling as she does, is running for District #3 Supervisor. She lost her previous attempts for Councilperson and Mayor. As I wrote earlier in this piece, professionalism and a forthright attitude for ALL of Quartzsite is resolute. During any of her races, including this one, Jennifer knocks down the Town and many of its citizenry in public, in her paper and SEE PERSPECTIVES PAGE 18 KBUX Quartzsite Radio 94.3 FM • Quartzsite's Favorite "CLASSIC HITS" • Local Information • Weather • 24 Hours Day / 7 Days Week! 928-927-5111 First locally-owned and operated music station in Quartzsite, Arizona. Proudly serving the communities of Quartzsite, Bouse, Brenda, Rainbow Acres, La Paz Valley and beyond, since 1988. 665 W. Tyson, Quartzsite, Arizona • 928-927-5808 She took one giant leap of a major infraction by rep- resenting Quartzsite in a poor and untruthful way. The main issue here is that she was not authorized to speak for the Council and, therefore, the Town. For Page 17 After a week like yours, you need a church like ours! Changing Hearts.... Changing Lives... Through Worshiping God and Serving Others Jennifer "Jade" Jones, and I won't Cartoons @ 6:30 pm • Movie @ 7 pm Free refreshments • Sunday: Christian Education 9am Worship 10:30am Evening Worship 7pm • Monday: GREAT MOVIES! 2ND & 4TH JOIN US FOR FRIDAYS EVERYONE IS WELCOME! • Wednesday: Women's Bible Study - 10am Bible Study 7pm • Friday: 12 Steps to Freedom 11am Discipleship Class 9am /10:30 am Grow in your relationship with God Fire Station For free ride to Church call (928) 927-5808 Church FREE

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