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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Why is the upcoming election for Oak Harbor City Council Members so important to the citizens? Poor Council decisions with the Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility will cost the ratepayers.

The upcoming election for 4 Oak Harbor City Council members is going to be very  important to the citizens. In this post I will outline some of the issues that we currently  have with our planned septic treatment facility or Clean Water Facility to highlight why we have a City Council  that consistently makes the […]

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Oak Harbor City Council Delays Reviewing Their Own Salary and Benefits After Declaring City In Fiscal Emergency!

At the City Council meeting on May 21st the City Council had 2 agenda items that were tabled until the next meeting following the November election. Both of these Agenda items were brought by the Mayor and Administration in response to the “Fiscal Emergency” declared by the City Council. One of the items was Resolution 13-12 […]

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Oak Harbor City Council Again Obstructs our Mayor from performing his duty under our State Laws

Again we see our obstructive Oak Harbor City Council in action. Recently Mayor Dudley appointed a new city attorney as a full time city employee to replace the interim attorney. The City Council has refused to confirm this appointment. This is 3 or 4 to zero in confirming the Mayors appointments without obstruction. (Correction: The City Council approved […]

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Oak Harbor City Councilman Rick Almberg walks out of City Council meeting. He refuses to follow his oath by supporting the laws of the State of Washington and our Washington State Constitution.

At last Tuesdays City Council meeting a citizen commented during the citizens comment period encouraging the City Council to support the Second Amendment and to help educate our children about firearms and firearm safety. In a rather disturbing display by Councilman Almberg this citizen was called back to the podium by Councilman Almberg and the […]

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A Citizen Comments- Article in todays Whidbey News Times re:purchase of OH fire dept rescue aid vehicle.

Editors note: This was received from a citizen who thought it was important enough for our attention: Article in todays Whidbey News Times re:purchase of OH fire dept rescue aid vehicle. Concerned about lack of communication between Almberg and fire dept. on how things were done or are done. ignored requests to sit down and discuss anything […]

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Oak Harbor City Council openly violates state law by voting to uphold clearly illegal City Code regarding firearms in public parks

A Whidbey News-Times article Oak Harbor takes a stab at gun regulation delineates which five of our elected city council members clearly believe Washington State law is beneath them. Their actions smack of being yet another politically motivated attempt to undermine Mayor Scott Dudley, with the ultimate political goal of replacing him with the former sign-stealing Mayor, Jim Slowik, […]

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Oak Harbor City Council Declares Fiscal “Emergency”. The facts concerning this issue directly from Oak Harbor’s Finance Director

I recently received a report prepared by the city finance director that answers a lot of the fiscal questions concerning the state of Oak Harbor’s finances and the need for a declaration of a fiscal emergency. With the City Council declaring a “fiscal emergency” one of the first actions besides reducing the amount the Mayor and […]

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From a citizen- To The Honorable Mayor Scott Dudley

Honorable Mayor Dudley, It has come to my attention recently that some city council members have expressed unfortunate, ignorant, judgmental and prejudicial disdain for those who have earned their GED’s (General Education development certificate) as opposed to having traditionally graduated from high school. I am quite concerned that those council members might serve on a […]

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