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Public Records Access Request
June 16th, 2009

Sock Hop a Big Hit in High Springs
February 17th, 2008

Bush-Hitler
November 27th, 2007

New Nuke for south Levy County
August 5th, 2007

Proposed Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Questioned
July 21st, 2007

Open Letter To Govenor Crist
April 12th, 2007

Update on Alachua`s Political Wrangling
March 18th, 2007

Do we still have a democracy?
March 1st, 2007

Open Letter To Alachua Commissioners
March 1st, 2007

Alachua politics get nasty: Ganging up on Grapski
February 20th, 2007

Peace Protestors Attacked By Iraq Veteran
January 17th, 2007

Alachua City Staff To Be Commended
January 16th, 2007

Letter to the Editor
November 27th, 2006

Support for Betsy Maloney Hurst
August 30th, 2006

A Letter from Senator Nelson
July 24th, 2006

Watson Asked To Correct Resume
July 6th, 2006

Open Letter To The Alachua City Commission
June 21st, 2006

County Commissioner Byerly Responds To City of Alachua Mayor
June 2nd, 2006

City Mayor Questions County Commissioner`s Role
May 22nd, 2006

Hurricane - A Story Worth Telling
April 27th, 2006

Letter to the Editor
April 11th, 2006

Senate Approves Arctic Drilling
March 21st, 2006

A Letter from Senator Nelson
March 15th, 2006

Water Management Districts - Do they mismanage?
December 21st, 2005

Will Building On WalMart Site Cause Environmental Damage?
November 28th, 2005

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Watson Asked To Correct Resume

Watson Asked To Correct Resume

Dear Editor,
Please find included letters that border on a full out reprimand of Alachua`s City Manager.

The controversy continues in Alachua. I am not surprised to see the appearance of cracks in management, specifically the outwardly political stance taken by manager Watson, the Mayor and some employees. As my hope of impartial government perrishes the basis for possible vote tampering is strengthened when the lines between fact and oversight are blurred.

Since these letters were sent, the website has been updated to include (Former) by the association listings on Watson`s resume page.

After reading these chastising letters to manager Watson, the question has to be asked WHEN was he a member in good standing with either City-County manager`s association?

In my opinion this speaks volumes to his disregard for ethical behavior and leaves citizens to ponder other oversights and omissions by those charged with conducting the citizens business.

Watson made a decision which was less than forth coming with the public. He had a choice to do the right thing as he so often claims he will do. In this case such poor judgement warrants intense scrutiny of other opportunities where lapse of integrity may have occurred. Such behavior shows his dis-regard for ethical behavior and leaves citizens justified in questioning other oversights.

Education in ethics is not a degree yet obtained by Watson. Unfortunately the cost to the tax payers continue to be spent on an education allowance which is now openly party affiliated and by Watson`s own account short-term if he retires from the city in the next rew years. So the question has to be asked, why educate someone at public expense for private benefit?

W. F. Jennings
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