PALM BEACH POST: "NO REASON TO TRUST FRANKEL"
This is the lead editorial in the PB Post today
KEEP WPB TERM LIMITS COMMITTEE FORMED
A non-partisan political committee -- the Keep West Palm Beach Term Limits Committee -- has been established and registered with the city. Its sole purpose is to defend West Palm Beach's two-term, 8-year term limit on the mayor. The chair and treasurer are, respectively, Richard Shepherd and Jon Fogt. A bank account has been established to raise money for the campaign. A press release is being prepared for immediate release.
SAVE THE DATE -- AUG. 9!
The mayor's petition drive to ditch WPB's eight-year term limit is failing and so the mayor is now pushing to have the question placed on the ballot by the city commission. It appears the commission is prepared to do this, but there are a coupld of wavering members. Citizens need to attend the Aug. 9 city commission meeting and let the commission know how they feel. If you live or work in West Palm Beach, please attend and bring friends. In the meantime, please let your commissioners know how you feel. Here's a link to their email addresses and telephone numbers: http://www.wpb.org/commission/maycom.php.
"KEEP OUR 8-YEAR TERM LIMITS" BUMPER STICKERS AVAILABLE
These are high-quality vinyl and easy to remove from your vehicle after the campaign. PLEASE put one on your car and get friends and family to do so. Send a request for stickers to Philip Blumel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember to provide your mailing address.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Please send a letter to the editor of the Palm Beach Post at email@example.com sharing how you feel about the mayor's attempt to use her power as a strong mayor to game the system and get around her 8-year term limit. For additional background on the issue, see: http://pblumel.blogspot.com/2010/07/west-palm-beach-mayor-clings-to-power.html
Paid pol. adv. paid for by the Keep West Palm Beach Term Limits Committee -- Richard Shepherd, chair; Jon Fogt, treasurer.