Letter to the Editor:
A very troubling project is going on in St. Germain that all taxpayers should be aware of. The town board has undertaken a project to rape the land at our golf course to help pay for two unbudgeted lawn mowers, to the tune of over $50,000.
Some background as I know it: last fall, some discussion was had about the need for two new lawn mowers at the course. They were not included in any budget or recognized in any long-range equipment replacement plan (if they have one).
The town chairman, Walter P. Camp, decided on his own that this need should be satisfied, even though Golf Course Committee meetings contained statements from superintendent Steve Spears that he could live without the mowers right now. Mr. Camp had a plan!
He contacted one logger of his choice and asked