Website Updated - January 12, 2012
*Next Regular City Council Meeting
Monday January 23, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.
"We, the people, elect leaders not to rule but to serve."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
This website will be changing in the near future, as needed, to inform and support citizens to be involved.
I became involved in City Government in 2004 after a series of poor decisions, by our elected officials, became visible and reported on the internet sites. I decided to investigate by attending City Council meetings and becoming involved. I discovered many of the decisions of City Council were not based on fact and did not include the necessary foresight required to address the problems at hand.
I am honored to have served the citizens of the 3rd Ward, City of Portsmouth, from December 13, 2004 through December 31, 2009.
The expectations of elected officials must be raised. I believe in holding elected officials accountable. The taxpayers are owed accountability. Accountability is the only way to return integrity and respect to the office of elected officials.
Elected officials must represent citizens to make decisions. Citizens must be informed. Elected officials must find ways to inform and create an environment that encourages public involvement. Citizens must hold elected officials in check. This can only be done if they are well informed.
"Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government." Thomas Jefferson
Citizens have many challenges ahead and must be a part of those decisions. Citizens must choose to be a part of the challenge and not the victim. Communication is key! Do not be a victim of the system contact your representative with your views and comments!!!!
Truth is Treason in an Empire of Lies!!! Ron Paul
This website is meant to inform. The most difficult part of being informed is knowing the information exists and is available.