Power does strange things to a person

To the Editor:

I’m upset and angry and so are other people about the Game Farm Road property purchase.

Kevin, I’ve lost faith in you. The people elected you. The people voted you into office. Couldn’t you have included the people before buying the Game Farm Road property?

The money spent on Game Farm Road could have been put toward many other places that need repairs. Partridge Run needs road and bridge repairs; it is dangerous to walk or ride horses there unless you are a goat. The town park is unfinished. The senior center is neglected; fixing the senior center and buying land around it for a senior home would have made more sense.

My petition against the Game Farm Road property had more than 45 signatures opposing buying land on that hill. Roger Chrysler’s and my petitions are relevant; the petitions are of people who pay taxes and your salary.

There are many more people against this bad purchase than you think. I have lost all faith and respect for you and the town board. I hope the next highway superintendent is treated better by you and the town board than [former highway superintendent] Mr. Weaver and others have been.

Power does strange things to a person.

Rachael Rapp

Editor’s note: Supervisor Kevin Crosier has said the town’s buildings will not be neglected as a result of the purchase of property on Game Farm Road. The Partridge Run Wildlife Management Area is owned by the state, and land on Route 9 intended for housing for the elderly was purchased by developer Jeff Thomas.

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