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Dear LiB: My First Report to Bellevue Residents, by Tom Fodi

Dear LiB: During the campaign leading to my election as a new member of Bellevue Council, I heard a consistent theme: the residents and voters of Bellevue are sick and tired being left in the dark with regard to their local government. For that reason, I came up with a strategy that I believe might […]

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Dear LiB: What Seems to be the Hang Up with Bellevue’s Finances?

Dear LiB: I write to you this week for one simple reason, to publicly acknowledge and thank Bellevue Councilman Henry Lenard and Councilwoman Kathy Coder. If memory serves me correctly, for the better part of six months, Councilman Lenard has been asking, begging even, for a publishable list of Bellevue’s delinquent taxpayers. Every month during […]

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Dear LiB: Tell Me Why We’re Doing This Again?

  Dear LiB: It is a shame that someone who isn’t yet elected to serve the people of Bellevue must remind those who are of their role and authority. During the Regular Meeting of Bellevue Council in June, Councilwoman Heffley stated that she, the mayor, and the chief of police decided to, among other things, […]

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Dear LiB: Just Another Day in the Park, by Tom Fodi

There’s been a lot of great conversation concerning Bayne Park and the Bellevue community as a whole on LiB today. After the violent incident which occurred not long ago in the park we all hold dear, it is quite encouraging to see the community rallying to find ways to make the park safer and more […]

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Dear LiB: Bellevue Council’s Reactionary Leadership A Running Theme

Dear LiB, A few weeks ago I submitted a Dear LiB letter in which I challenged Bellevue Council Members to move beyond short sighted, reactionary leadership and begin leading with a long term perspective of community growth and development. Well, it appears we need to return to this very same issue once again. The headlining article […]

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