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September 29, 2010

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Correction, Brian. Milne is seeking her FOURTH term in office as a county commissioner. She also spent three terms as a legislator representing the Woodburn area.

CountyWatcher, thanks for the correction. Even more reason to get a fresh outlook on the Board of Commissioners.

Like I said in this post, it was refreshing to hear someone with a lot of practical business experience (Freilinger) debate a professional politician (Milne).

Milne kept evading tough questions and resorted to platitudes, while Freilinger addressed issues directly. It isn't healthy to have "groupthink" in any organization, so getting someone on the Board with a different way of looking at problems would be great for Marion County.

Someone recently posted a comment that Jason Freilinger doesn't have much chance because "this year will bode really badly for democrats". Well, I'm a Republican who will be not be voting for Patti Milne. She has proven she cannot be trusted. In January 2008, she and the other commissioners made an agreement with the community of Butteville (located in North Marion County) regarding an unnecessary expenditure of county funds to install parking. In February 2010, she broke the agreement in favor of the special interests of a property developer by claiming it was never agreement but just a "brief, general discussion". I have documentation to back this up if anyone would like to contact me. Ms. Milne does not honor her own agreements, let alone understand or respect the needs of the community she was elected to serve.

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