East Hampton CT Town Council members say they’ve worked hard to put the turmoil over the Police Chief’s position behind them. File photo July 13, 2010 copyright by Brenda Sullivan.
To The Editor,
As residents of East Hampton for many years, we have come to expect that our appointed, elected and paid town officials will consider the correct process when making decisions and most of all, consider the residents and their level of comfort.
Since the election of 2011, the level of comfort throughout our community has leveled off and the residents are again putting their trust in those who make decisions for them.
We began our term on the Town Council as the minority members and made steps to work with all members of the council to make decisions that were positive and right for our community. This level of comfort was not achieved overnight, but we began to feel hopeful, following many controversial meetings and discussions.
We worked together to hire a Town Manager and helped him as he settled into a new home and a very important job. We desperately needed a person who would consider all that we had been through and help us to move forward.
We all agreed that this goal should be our focus and that we were steadily moving forward.
We believed that the retirement package that was accepted by our Chief of Police was acceptable to him and his family as well as the residents of our community. This was a giant step forward for everyone.
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