Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor: Residents concerned with ‘partisan’ council campaigns
October 30, 2017
Two residents express concerns about city council candidates using ‘partisan’ campaigning.
Councilman defends recent approval of tax incentives
August 24, 2017
To the editor:
Council candidate wants to put politics aside, focus on Shawnee’s economic future
August 15, 2017
City Council candidate Lindsey Constance gives her two cents in a letter to the editor.
Letter to the editor: Recent election results speak volumes, Shawnee resident points out
August 8, 2017
Letter to the editor discusses last week’s city council election results
Letter: A ‘very good’ police department
April 22, 2016
My mother-in-law recently had an estate sale at her home in Shawnee. We elected to contract with the Shawnee Police Department for security for the three days of the sale.
Your View: Prepare the way for attractive apartment and commercial developments
February 18, 2016
Many Shawnee residents agree with the premise that every city should have multiple and diverse options for residential housing. I am one of these.
Your view: Another perspective of the Vantage at Shawnee protesters
February 8, 2016
Reader Ray Erlichman submitted this column to editor@shawneedispatch in response to a Your View column written by Shawn Peterson titled ‘A big thanks to those who stood against Vantage apartments’ published last Wednesday.
Your View: A big thanks to the citizens who stood against Vantage at Shawnee apartments
February 2, 2016
Editor’s note: Shawn Peterson, a Shawnee resident, spoke against the Vantage at Shawnee apartment complex during the Jan. 25 City Council meeting. He submitted this guest column to editor@shawneedispatch.com.
Letter to the editor: Vote on March 3 and April 7
January 20, 2015
On Tuesday, April 7, the residents of Shawnee will have the opportunity to elect a new mayor, but, sadly, only a small percentage of us are likely to vote.
Letter: City needs to be better about watching its spending
September 18, 2014
Letter to the editor published in the Sept. 17 issue of the Shawnee Dispatch.
Letter: Don’t buy the line on Ward 3, De Soto schools
October 2, 2013
Some say the appointment to the Shawnee Ward III City Council is already a done deal.
Letter: Shawnee police should use only marked cars
October 2, 2013
Why is Shawnee regularly using unmarked police vehicles for routine traffic duty?
Letter: Shawnee officials should keep eye on Greens of Chapel Creek
August 7, 2013
Once again, the representatives serving us on the Shawnee Planning Commission and City Council will be tested.
Letter: Shawnee’s finest
January 15, 2013
Last fall, I had the honor of being chosen to attend the Shawnee Citizen Police Academy. It was one of the greatest honors I’ve ever received.
Letter: Shameful voter turnout
January 8, 2013
Voter turnout for the last city election was only 13 percent.

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