No on Question 1

Published: 10/18/2021 9:05:26 AM

The concern that a small group of people will “orchestrate” decisions in Greenfield is exactly why we need a simple, accessible pathway to a referendum.

Ironically, the people worried about a “small group” manipulating government was itself a “small group” of seven people who were appointed to the Charter Review Committee.

Are the “insiders” warning us to be on the lookout for “insiders?” Speaking as someone who often feels like an “outsider,” I think the referendum process we have is fine, and I see no groundswell of outsiders who asked for it to be changed.

Sometimes it’s best to leave well enough alone. That’s why I’m voting No on ballot question 1 and urge everyone in Greenfield to vote No on 1.

Todd Damon

Greenfield


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