Candidate for County Commissioner Responds to Partisan Squabble, Charter Change

from Joe Glynn of Yarmouth

The letter writer is a candidate for Barnstable County Regional Commissioner.   As with all letters to the editor, this content reflects the opinion of the letter writer.  It does not necessarily reflect the opinions of CCToday editors, staff and advertisters.

Joe Glynn of YARMOUTH proposes common sense changes to county government. 

Commissioner Joe Glynn, an elected board Commissioners and Vice Chairman on the Yarmouth Housing Authority has released his proposal to restructure county government. Commissioner Glynn who is a Candidate for Barnstable County Commissioner.  Glynn presented his ideas to the assembly of delegates and has submitted numerous public restructure proposals in my view columns and continuously through public conversations. Glynn has proposed an easily understood three branch  legislative process that stays true to the charters stated intent to increase citizen participation.  Commissioner Glynn adds district representation to regional government so that the uniqueness of each part of the Cape (Upper, lower & Mid Cape) to increase that participation and understanding.  Glynn said: “The County needs change to improve form & function that can only be improved with Charter changes that increases public understanding and participation and decreases  the ongoing abuse and dysfunction of county personalities on the assembly and Commissioners.”  Glynn added “Government of the people, by the people, for the people is a beautiful thing by design and should not be complicated by a confusing system that has been manipulated by selfish players, to work a denial of the charter to increase participation but to encourage participation, accountability and transparency “! 

Commissioner Joe Glynn is committed to increasing awareness for the charter change process and will campaign for positive change to county government over the next year and beyond. 

Contact Joe Glynn directly at (508) 737-8021 with any questions on the charter process or County Commissioner campaign.  

 Email: [email protected]

Joe Glynn


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