Tag Archives: Lynn Heffley

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: Visionary vs Reactionary Leadership

Dear LiB: As I sat in the audience of the March Pre-Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 10, I had an epiphany of sorts. It dawned on me that many in our current council operate from what is called a “reactionary leadership style.” Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate and value the commitment each and every […]

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Your Borough Knows Better: A Reflection of the September 2013 Regular Council Meeting, by Tom Fodi

Last Tuesday’s Regular Bellevue Council meeting maintained an all too common theme in our borough – “Your council knows better than you!” Though I don’t often take advantage of the opportunity to speak up during the public contribution portion of the meeting, I decided to take five minutes to speak my mind on Tuesday. I’m […]

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August 2013 Regular Bellevue Council Meeting

Below is the unedited video of Bellevue Borough’s August 2013 Regular Council Meeting. The meeting concluded with a 30 minute executive session for “personnel matters,” but was immediately adjourned thereafter. The meeting included an unanticipated debate over the long fought over “Pawn Shop Ordinance.” You might recall that in spite of well reasoned arguments to […]

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