The unfortunate Dale Washam saga has clearly demonstrated the fact that who we vote for is important. We voters need to be informed on who we are voting for and we need to hold those we elect accountable for their actions.
Two individuals who should be held accountable are University Place City Councilmen Ken Grassi and Stan Flemming. The legacy that they are leaving the city is that multimillion-dollar monument to civic mismanagement: the UP Town Center. They also leave us taxpayers with some of the highest property taxes in the region.
Now they are pursuing the opportunity to mismanage on an even grander scale – Grassi as a Pierce County Councilman and Flemming as a member of Congress. As politicians, they have both established a dismal performance record; it is now time to hold them accountable for it.