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Nevada City puppets

Congratulations, Nevada City, you have another nobody mayor.

Last Monday night Tom Balch nominated Steve Cottrell for mayor of Nevada City for the seventh time the past 10 years. Tom, where have you been the past five years when Pat Dyer religiously nominated Steve each of those years for mayor? Where were you these times when Steve needed your third vote for confirmation?

All of a sudden your conscience bothering you, or has the political pressure subsided now that another puppet’s been elected to the council.

Further, I see your new mayor has chosen Evan Phelps as his appointee to the Planning Commission. Who? Isn’t she the same person who sued the city to stop the new hotel development on Gold Flat Road from being built, a suit that cost the city over $100,000 in legal and consulting fees. Oh, that’s right she owns a small motel on East Broad – no conflict of interest there?

Who are these people? I’ll tell you who they are, they’re puppets for another past mayor and they’re laughing at you. Wake up, citizens of old Nevada City, before the new Nevada City buries you.

Keith A. Davies

Nevada City

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