Yates Township is floundering like a sailboat without sails. I have experience as a citizen for thirty years and I have been a taxpayer and a former township trustee for four years. I have lived and witnessed both sides of the fence.
We lack communication and respect for each other. Our dedication to our fellow man seems based on whether or not we are members of the same church, organization, club or social level. We shall never overcome the pitfalls of society with our minds closed to reality. We need to take inventory of ourselves as to what we have to offer in our community to make it survive.