After squandering hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars, I was disappointed to see Commissioner Shawn Jensen running unopposed for re-election. Jensen, along with Stan Moffett and the rest of the fire department board, hatched the real estate scheme that paid twice the value for Key Center properties in 2021. If that wasn’t enough — and it is — poor management under the previous fire chief led to huge overtime expenses, unjustified paid suspensions, and a failed bid in the restaurant business.
I encourage all KP voters to simply write in the name Hal Wolverton for fire commissioner Position 3 against Jensen on their ballots. Hal is a true-to-life hero with over 30 years of honorable service to the district before his recent retirement.
Wolverton displayed his professional, common sense approach for years as assistant chief, and he would bring the same hard work and honesty to the board. Hal Wolverton is a man of integrity who truly cares about our community, so please write in Hal Wolverton for fire commissioner, Position 3.
John Pat Kelly, Wauna
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