Contractors like myself are out there working and bringing money to this county. I figured that my group alone brings in about five grand a month...I just don't understand why y'all wouldn't cater to us.Commissioner McLinko responded at the April 8th meeting:
This thing about the money has been thrown in my face. We're not going to sell our county out for a dollar bill...I get tired of hearing how much money you are bringing in.Commissioner Smith said,
The rotunda of the courthouse is not a corporate office. It's not a cafeteria, and it's not a social club.The commissioners' outrage is certainly understandable and justified. However, do they remember that it was their idea to wholeheartedly bring the gas industry to Bradford County and lease 90+ acres of public land in order to make money for the county?
Read the article from the Rocket Courier. There are many more details which will make you wonder: Do the gas drillers own the place? Why do they think they do? Where are their manners?