Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Toward improved inter-government relations


    Having recently been elected to the Sun Valley City Council, I want to see the relations between Sun Valley and other governmental bodies in Blaine County be improved. I believe that with new personalities on board there is good chance of that happening.
    To that end, I have reached out to the new mayor and councilperson-elect in Ketchum. However, I have read in the Express statements attributed to one of the incumbents speaking of his/her goal to fully or partially merge the fire departments and also talking about “pressuring” Sun Valley to provide more funds to the Fly Sun Valley Alliance.
    May I suggest that regardless of the merits of such issues, it is counter-productive to make statements of that nature in the media, rather than in direct communications between the cities.
Keith Saks
Sun Valley

 




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