Will the last business leaving historic downtown Oak Harbor please turn out the lights?

It’s official, the downtown “revitalization ” project known as the Pioneer one way street and revitalization project has led to more empty businesses on Pioneer Way than I and many other long time residents have ever seen. I recently walked our historic downtown and was shocked at the number of empty store fronts. Many businesses […]

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City Council caught with their pants down over 116 million wastewater treatment plant and blames the Mayor for their lack of communication.

At the City Council meeting on March 3rd 2015 some of the Oak Harbor City Council went full bore in attempting to make every problem the city has a Mayor problem. Instead of informing themselves, staying educated on city issues and tackling problems our city has they seem only to want to point fingers at the […]

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Oak Harbor City Council attends out of town conference, holds private quorum outside of the conference at a private residence. City Council has a breach of trust with the citizens?

Updated 8-20-2014 See update at bottom The city council recently attended a Municipal Finance Conference held at Leavenworth Washington where a quorum of the city council attended the meeting. The meeting, hotel, food and travel was paid for by the taxpayers of our city. The history, practice and policy of Oak Harbor is to prepare and […]

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Is the Oak Harbor City Council following Parliamentary Procedures? Or are Parliamentary Procedures being used as a disruptive tool by the council?

At the last city council meeting and in our local newspaper we saw several of our council members making claims that the Mayor was not following proper Parliamentary Procedures in many of his actions. Tara Hizon stated that she was “horrified” and “It was the most unprofessional thing I have ever seen,” in our local […]

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Gallup Poll- Government is the most important problem facing the United States

Gallup released a poll today that shows that the most important problem Americans are facing today is the government. View the Gallup Poll here The question posed to the survey recipients was as follows: What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? The results showed that dissatisfaction with Government/Congress/Politicians; Poor […]

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