Breaking News Bar
updated: 9/3/2012 8:55 AM

Board plays politics with fire department

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

Here we go again! Another disappointing and unnecessary decision by you (Mayor Craig Johnson) and your board. It was a bitter pill to swallow when you hired Mr. Balling, a pseudo fire chief, not even a firefighter, at great expense to the taxpayers, to "act" as fire chief while you searched for a chief -- a whole year to look for the new chief.

All of this time, right under your upturned noses, was a real firefighter who has devoted some 30 years to protecting this "best hometown community" and I suspect showing Mr. Balling how the Elk Grove Fire Department was handled -- what a colossal slap in the face for Deputy Fire Chief Scott Miller, who obviously is well qualified!

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

I am so unproud to be a part of this "best hometown community."

Geri Kilduff

Elk Grove Village

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here