To the editor:
All citizens and public officials are entitled to submit their opinions to The Brunswick Beacon. However, elected officials have a special obligation not to distort the public record with statements that were never made in order to defend their decision.
One of my colleagues wrote, “Expenses were not reduced.” Not correct. The staff, as instructed, reduced expenses in fiscal year 2017 by $268,000, nearly a 2 percent reduction, not to mention the reported surplus this past year.