07/19/2005: "We Support For Bob Myhr For Commissioner"
Dear Commissioners Rankin and Lichter:
We urge you to appoint Bob Myhr to fill the vacancy on the Board of County
Bob has the experience, ability, and dedication that will make him an
excellent Commissioner. He will do an outstanding job for the County.
Very briefly, Bob's attributes include:
. Learns quickly and already knows our community well, both District 3
and all of the islands, through his work with the Preservation Trust and
. Is a fiscal conservative. He has supervised balanced budgets in both
the private and non-profit sector.
. Understands the government planning process. He served on the
Comprehensive Plan Committees, initiated the Open Space and Conservation
Plan, and helped create the Land Bank.
. Been a strong advocate, in person, at state and national levels for
projects in the San Juans, i.e. ACEC status for Watmough and Chadwick on
southeast Lopez and Turn Point on Stuart Island, and BPA submarine
electric cable from the mainland.
. Dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment and the
quality of island life for the benefit of all citizens.
. Supports economic development that sustains our farming, forestry, and
marine industries and encourages business appropriate for the islands.
. Is a listener, works well with others, and is always open to diverse
opinions from persons of all walks of life. His is a person of integrity.
By appointing Bob Myhr, you will have a colleague who will work well with
you in meeting the challenges of county government.
Thank you for your consideration.
David And Cherill Perera