Due to the overwhelming response to the letter to the editor, we want to hear what you think.
Earlier this week, Patch received a letter to the editor stating Councilman and mayoral candidate, Kevin Glover, receives health benefits from the town. What do you think? Should he take these benefits? Participate in the poll below.
The following is a letter from a Scotch Plains resident.
Monday, September 24, 2012
To the Editor: I understand that being a member of the Scotch Plains Township Council can be time consuming and in many instances, a thankless job. While I do not begrudge these elected officials a modest stipend for their service to the community, I am thoroughly outraged that Councilman Kevin Glover takes $25,000 worth of health benefits for him and his family from the Township. The fact he has been doing this since he was first elected means that his family has received well over $100,000 of benefits from the taxpayers of Scotch Plains. Mr. Glover has consistently proclaimed that “We can do better” when it comes to our municipal budget. Well, we can; and we can start with Councilman Glover. I call on the Councilman to relinquish …