Tag Archives: government dysfunction

Another Example of Gross Dysfunction

As most of our readers know, the political discourse in Bellevue has a history of getting nasty and personal. However, what many folks might NOT realize is the lengths in which people will go to get their way. In an attempt to allow for all voices to be heard and all positions to be recognized […]

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Why Vote on Tuesday? Reason #2: The Solicitor Scandal of 2012

Still not convinced your vote is needed tomorrow? Here’s the second reason you should vote! On December 17, 2012, a special meeting of Bellevue Council was called in order to replace Tom McDermott as solicitor. Changing solicitors and other borough employees is not in an of itself a scandal. However, when certain facts come together […]

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March 2013 Regular Council Meeting Agenda

The agenda for the March 2013 Regular Bellevue Council Meeting is now available for you to read through prior to the meeting tonight. After last week’s tumultuous display of government dysfunction, we can only imagine what will be discussed at tonight’s meeting that is not on the agenda. The meeting begins at 7pm in the council […]

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Government Dysfunction: Is there a Solution? By Danina DiBattista

What is the key to a transparent government body? Honesty with it’s citizens, and accountability for it’s actions. After last night’s vociferous meeting, it took some time to process the information that was thrown at the audience at rapid speeds. Speculation that a council member had been secretly following and photographing a borough employee to […]

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Highly Anticipated Video of March 5, 2013 Bellevue Pre-Council Meeting

After what we anticipated would be a quick and quiet Pre-Council Meeting last night,  turned into one of the most dramatic scenes of organizational dysfunction we’ve witnessed in a long time. Mayor George Doscher accused a “council person(s)” of spying on at least one borough employee with a video camera. Council President Linda Woshner tried to […]

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