“The City of Marinette has more vehicles and employees than cities with three times the population. Why is that?

“One of the latest vehicle purchases is a one-ton, four-door, four-wheel-drive pick up truck for the fire department at the cost of about $80,000.

“The REC Center was a must-have facility with the final cost at $18.5 million and no plan for its use to support the $700,000 a year cost. It sits idle most of the time as a testament to fantasy, ego and ignorance.

“$18.5 million could have repaired and replaced all the junk streets and repaired the railroad crossings.

“Having an armored car and swat team in our city of 11,000 makes me sleep better. Who knows, maybe Al Capone’s grandchildren may come to town.”