Provo?Does this man running for Salt Lake County mayor actually have any
supporters IN Salt Lake County that are willing to put their name and reputation
on the line in supporting him?
I recently attended a meeting at Granite High concerning the potential
incorporation on millcreek where Mark spoke and answered questions. One of
those questions was regarding finances and Mark told of a past study on
splitting the Granite school district. Then he explained that he lives in
Holladay in a nearby neighborhood and how "we" are subsidizing
"them" on the west side, not only for schools but taxes, etc. This is
questionable since Kennecott is the largest property tax contributor in the
unincorporated County. I have never been so embarrassed for this elitist and
divisive public comments. From any of the other panel members I could see them
saying it stupidly, but a man running for office of the entire County who should
be representative of all? I heard this first hand and couldn't believe the
us-them. Please know that while a few express these remarks they are not what
many of us feel about our friends and neighbors everywhere in the County. I was
Running snowplows in the winter, mowing the lawns at public parks in the summer,
and keeping garbage collection, libraries, police and fire services operating
year-round are not partisan undertakings, where Democrats do it one way and
Republicans do it another way. Unfortunately, Mark Crockett speaks and acts like
they are.Given my druthers, I'd prefer not to have a
doctrinaire authoritarian who sees the world through "Democrat vs.
Republican" eyes running my county.