RecyclingI noticed the ad in the March 13 edition about the Recycling and Shredding event on March 16. I live in the High Chaparral edition which abuts the Municipal Service Center. Rather than get in my car and waste gas, I decided to walk my materials to the Service Center.Captain Jacobs refused to let me enter, citing safety.So let me get this straight. This is advertised as a "green" event, but somebody that tries to get their material there in the greenest way possible is turned away?Our city would rather have people wait in cars idling and belching exhaust into the atmosphere.This is government thinking at its finest. I understand safety concerns, but I would point out that Captain Jacobs or no one else bothered to lift a finger to walk my few materials the 25 feet over to the shredder, I was just summarily booted out.I might also point out that nowhere in the ad in the paper did it say that "only material brought in vehicles is accepted," which is what Captain Jacobs told me.So in the future, could the city please try to accommodate walk ups for people that don’t want to add to the air pollution by idling in vehicles? Or at the very least be honest in your advertising so people won’t waste their time with "rules" that aren’t stated plainly? Steve Cowley, KellerSupport for Bob HillI am writing in support for Bob Hill in his candidacy to be elected to the Keller City Council. Bob is one of the most committed people I have ever met. Everything he has ever done has been something he was truly committed to. For example, he:• Has been married to his wife, Jenni, for 32 years• Worked for General Mills for 33 years before retiring last year• Has lived in Keller for 23 years• Has served on the Keller Development Corporation board for 17 years• Volunteered for the Keller Youth Association for 15 years• Served on the Mt. Gilead Ranch Homeowners Association board for 6 yearsBob has been committed to Keller and has worked hard to make it a better place to live, work and raise a family. I think he has definitely earned our support, and I will cast my vote for him on May 11.I hope everyone in Keller will join me in showing our commitment to someone who has already served our community so well. Vote for Bob Hill for Keller City Council. James Copeland, KellerBob Hill for Place 1Recently, I resigned my seat on the Keller City Council due to health and family issues. I was honored to spend 12 years on the Council and Planning & Zoning Commission. Serving the citizens of Keller has been a great pleasure, and honor.My philosophy has always been "what is best for Keller," not what does some special interest group wants.Bob Hill has announced his candidacy for the Place 1 seat.Bob has been in Keller almost as long as I have, and I know him to be a good and honorable man. He has served the city admirably on the Keller Development Corporation and as part of the Charter Review Commission, and I believe he will put the best interest of Keller first in every vote.I am very glad Bob is running for Keller City Council, and I can think of no one better suited for Place 1 than him.I ask everyone in Keller to join me in supporting his candidacy for that seat in the May 11 election. Ray Brown, Keller
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