To the Editor:
The Anderson County Charter Commission needs thoughtful individuals who are willing to recognize the problems with our current system of county government. Dr. David Stanley will do that. He’s running for Charter Commission in District 7.
Dr. Stanley has served the community for many years. As a physician, he understands the importance of reaching the root cause of a problem—to best solve it.
The Department of Energy’s workforce heavily sells Knox County to new, incoming workers. Anderson County realtors find it almost impossible to even speak with these workers.
A few years ago, I asked the Anderson County Commission to help get our local realtors back into the DOE game. Yet after six months of effort, Commission action on a DOE proposal bogged down.
In one memorable session, at least three quarters of a “special” County Commission meeting on DOE was spent griping about the mayor—instead of solving the county’s number one economic problem.
It’s time to help the Anderson County Commission focus. We need term limits.
For citizens to get the opportunity to vote on term limits, a Charter Commission must first propose them. Candidates who support term limits are shown at www.andersoncharter.com.
If you’re unsure which district you live in, you can take a list of pro-term limit candidates with you into the polls.
Should you live in District 7, I urge you to vote for Dr. Stanley. He would make a wonderful Charter Commission member—someone who will definitely give you a term-limit option to consider.
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