To the Editor:
I was surprised to hear that Charlie Hensley even has a voice.
That when issues arise and he is not in charge of public discussion of important issues, he tries to silence or sweep things under the carpet.
This is so: That issues have no governing decision to bring the issue into a final end.
That’s like hiring a design firm for a Senior Center, then doing nothing.
The City Council wants everything to be status quo.
I have been to many Senior Advisory Board meetings at the Senior Center, and Charlie Hensley has always been a no-show. He came maybe once to act as if he supported seniors at the height of the Senior Center issue.
I talked with Oak Ridge’s groundhog, and he said there would not be a new Senior Center in nine more years for he was not allowed by the City Council to see his shadow. I have had great difficulty understanding why a Senior Center is housed in a 1940s elementary school.
I found it funny that Charlie Hensley wants to deny Trina Baughn the right as a Council person to serve and represent the citizens of the Secret City on various boards by bringing important information to the public light (no shadow).
The truth always hurts with minced words.
Lee Roy Gilliam