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Questions endorsement of county council candidates

I read the Times Leader endorsed County Council candidates and was surprised that I was not among those endorsed.

I find that frustrating but not surprising.

Apparently the Times Leader has some sort of problem with me, and if that’s the case, why did the Times Leader waste their time and mine with an interview?

I appeared at the endorsement interview prepared to answer any question the interview board could ask and thought I presented myself well.

I also provided each member of the interview board with a folder containing suggestions I have made with regard to on going county problems.

I also provided them with a copy of the letter I received from the International City/County Manger’s Association (ICMA)in which they advised me that I had met their criteria of a Professional Municipal Manager.

No other candidate has that designation and no other candidate has attended the number of meetings over the years that I have.

The fact is that other than Commissioner Urban and former Commissioner Ed Brominski, I don’t believe that even one of those endorsed ever offered a solution to any county problem.

Based upon my public record of constructive letters to the editor, opinions expressed on local talk radio and my many appearances at county public meetings, I’m at a loss in trying to understand why candidates who lack my experience and qualifications would receive the Times Leader endorsement. Confusing and frustrating.

My work history, public service and many suggestions addressing county problems are available on my web site.

I urge county voters to visit my web site and judge for yourself. www.ElectWilToole.com

Wil Toole

Candidate County Council

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