A Community Website by Lopez Island
Started by Heike And Terry
Aug 3, 2022
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Charter amendments dead?
Aug 3, 2022
County Council voted to not allow charter amendments on the November ballot:

https://theorcasonian.com/guest-opinion-let-our-citizens-vote/
Comment by Dean Frey (Lopez Island Coffee Roasters)
Sep 5, 2022
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Thank you Heike and Terry for bringing this to the public's eye. Power to the people. Our Governor's office mentioned to me that there are isolated counties in our State that do not abide by proper procedure.
How many times has our local councilman been reprimanded for his actions? Anyone want to guess? Let me give you ... Read All
Comment by Brenda Asterino
Sep 4, 2022
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My input is that people who call themselves from a specific party seem to rarely vote within the principles and platforms of that specific party. There seem to be a lot of far right activities from some people who call themselves Democrats. Buyer beware. Don't vote by party, vote based on the behaviors of the individuals.
Comment by Nathan Donnelly
Aug 29, 2022
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It should be noted that the county prosecutor is Randy Gaylord, the same who torpedo'd the Orca Protection Initiative that had overwhelming public support.
He has been in position for far too long and is gaming the system. Needs to go.
Comment by John Waugh
Aug 24, 2022
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Good job CRC!
Poop on the Council :-(
Comment by Kai Sanburn
Aug 24, 2022
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Court Rules Charter Amendments will be on the November Ballot.

From Salish Current
Court rules: San Juan County to vote on charter amendments

After an eleventh-hour Superior Court hearing, four county charter ame ... Read All
Comment by Nathan Donnelly
Aug 3, 2022
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This is mind-boggling to me.
There are 4 charter amendments volunteers undoubtedly spent hundreds of hours on, and thousands of islanders decided to sign onto, that they just decided to not look at at all? And not give a reason why until after it was too late to do anything about it? I would have a hard time believing it if I ha ... Read All