Fran Freedle: Vision of founding fathers reinstated |

Fran Freedle: Vision of founding fathers reinstated

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, a letter to the editor commented on my State of Jefferson Movement description of the general governance structure for the new state.

Once we separate from California, we will need to form a new government. Our governance structure is based upon input from colleagues from the committees involved in this 20-county effort.

We are also researching the constitutions of 21 states, selecting the best governance structure that comports with their input.

The development of the governance structure has helped answer many questions, setting a framework for the eventual convention that will be held to adopt our new constitution and elect our first state officers, and at that time changes may occur.

This work has helped answer many questions such as is it financially viable, yes; how will law enforcement work, the county sheriff will be the leading law enforcement officer; how will our existing public employment contracts be effected, all contracts will be honored, etc.

The common thread that links us all together is a desire for fair representation, with restored liberty and freedom. When you examine our proposed governance structure, you will see the vision of our Founding Fathers restated.

Fran Freedle

Grass Valley

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