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The Wizards of Sedona: Vote Getters

Sedona AZ (June 19, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: In an earlier article I included the chart below to show what I called the Blob Effect. I compared the growth of Sedona city government to the alien creature in the 1958 movie, The Blob. This organism kept on growing bigger and bigger, just like our City staff and budgets as this chart attests… FISCAL FULL-TIME*... 

Wizards of Sedona: The Fourth Wizard

Sedona AZ  (June 11, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Sedona Voters and Residents, City of Sedona Council chamber is influenced by four entities of power (wizards) writes an appalled and concerned Sedona resident. Originally I wrote about the three main industries – Tourism (the Chamber), Real estate/Development, and Construction which run Sedona politics... 

Home Rule Yes Vote Gives City Your Blank Check

Sedona AZ (May 8, 2018) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Sedona City Council needs a Yes on Home Rule vote this August 28 to increase the city budget and taxes over the next four years. “Council Talks Home Rule” (SRRN 4/18/18) is the first of many upcoming articles geared to convince us residents to vote for Home Rule. “The second public hearing will be held Tuesday... 

Sedona Fire District Fearmongering Campaign

Sedona AZ (October 19, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: The SFD is mounting a full-court-press, fearmongering campaign to convince us residents to pass their $17.9m bond.  I have already received two Safer Sedona fliers, exhorting me to do the right thing. Moreover I’ve twice seen people in Safer Sedona t-shirts, canvassing different neighborhoods, passing... 

Sedona Taxpayers Face Three Possible GO or NO GO Bonds and or Property Tax, Part II

Sedona AZ (June 16, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Sedona Taxpayers Face Three Possible GO or NO GO Bonds and or Property Tax, Part II Three “Possible” Bonds Part Two of three Information and Perspective by Henry Twombly The second possible bond will arise from the same miasma of fiscal mismanagement and political clout, wherein the policies and their... 

Sedona Taxpayers Face Three Possible GO or NO GO Bonds and or Property Tax

Sedona AZ (June 15, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Three “Possible” GO Bonds Part One of three Information and Perspective by Henry Twombly The Wizards of Sedona continue to cast their misbegotten spells over Sedona, as we resident taxpayers are being set up for a series of three wham-bam GO bonds and/or a property tax in the next few years. We already know... 

The Ten Thousand’s Two Million Shadow

Sedona AZ (March 18, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Sedona Red Rock View, a 2015 SedonaEye.com photo exclusive After reading the SRRN 3/10/17 article “City & Chamber talk contract,” I began to wonder if the Chamber has become a part of a shadow government, and if the Council has unwittingly ceded some of its powers to the Chamber. The City gives... 

Adversarial Voices Are Precisely What Local Governments Need

Sedona AZ (February 23, 2017) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: In response to the 2/22/17 SRRN editorial I sympathize with the critic of the SFD, who has “irreproachable credentials and experience” but who declined to serve on the bond advisory committee. Most likely he surmised that due to his “adversarial” perspective, he would be ignored and... 
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