Bedwell is wasting taxpayers’ money |

Bedwell is wasting taxpayers’ money

I have a few questions for Supervisor Drew Bedwell concerning his attacks against SYRCL and the other volunteer organizations working to protect the Yuba River.

First of all, Drew, why are you attacking community-based groups that have successfully stopped dams on the South Yuba? Do you secretly hope to weaken these organizations so that a new dam can be built? Are you secretly trying to reverse Wild and Scenic, Drew? Will you pledge support for Wild and Scenic so we can be assured that such a scheme doesn’t exist?

Another question: How much taxpayer money are you using to generate these attacks, Supervisor Bedwell? The public pays for your phones calls, your e-mail, your Internet accounts and a salary that should get us at least 40 hours per week of your time, Supervisor Bedwell. Perhaps the grand jury and district attorney should look into how much of our tax dollars are funding your jihad against our community non-profit groups.

Drew, your attacks are an inappropriate waste of taxpayer money and an abuse of your office. It’s time to abandon your personal jihad and get back to the job we pay you to do.

Katherine Murphy

Nevada City

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