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Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Original post made on Dec 22, 2011

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones. "It needs to be a year of settling things down," he said.

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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Dec 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm

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Widmer and Lewis should provide very balanced leadership to the Town Council.

Congratulations to both and may 2012 be a year of diligent focusby the Town Council on serving the citizens of Atherton.


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Posted by Hmmmmm
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:41 pm

"I think there's a situation with fairness and I think there's also a situation with effectiveness," he said. "I think I've come down on fairness."

Mr. Widmer sense of fairness is misplaced. He should really be fair to the people who voted for him. That means making the effective choice, as he himself admitted. This was not accomplished.


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Posted by Special Effectives
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm

What is Atherton's Vice-Mayor supposed to "Effect" that a another council member can not "Effect"?