This Is What Mayor Steve MacDougall Did NOT Want You To Hear

At the 5 November Lexington Town Council meeting, Mayor Steve MacDougall, strictly abiding by a agenda HE controlled, refused to allow a citizen to speak.  Mrs. Elizabeth Monts Rauch, an icon in the Town and County of Lexington, wanted to address a conflict about the Town and it’s attempt to acquire family property via eminent domain.  Mrs. Rauch gave Lake and Main her statement.  It appears below.

(UPDATE: In a comment, Ms. Rauch states: “I was up before the gavel fell and was adjourned. I was told that I was on the agenda but that was false too. Citizens have always had the right to speak. Must be a new ruling against Roberts Rules if Order.”)

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Ron Williams For Mayor

Since this article is about transparency, it is right and proper for me to make the reader aware that Lexington Town Councilman Ron Williams is a friend and a neighbor.

When Lexington Councilman Ron Williams told me he was thinking of running for Mayor, I was surprised and confused .  It isn’t like him to do something just for the heck of it and I can’t see him do it for ego or self promotion. Continue reading “Ron Williams For Mayor”