Fill the hole
A recent edition of the DRC tells us a great deal about why UNT has financial problems. The $2,900-plus spent on banners and T-shirts may not be a drop in the bucket as compared to the $83.5 million overdraft during the past 10 years and the $23 million budget overstatement, but it appears to be a total disregard for even misspending a single dollar.
It seems to me that it would be more prudent to just get the job done rather than providing a T-shirt saying we are going to get the job done. Did not Will Rogers once say, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging?”
UNT should stop digging and fill the hole.
Gerald Slater, Denton
1. Who or what committee or officials make decisions regarding the re-paving and repair of Denton city and county streets? Do we have a certified road/streets engineer or do we have city/county bureaucrats spending this money?
Many citizens are seeing perfectly good streets re-paved while crumbling streets receive little or no attention.
2. Why are city code enforcement officers running around willy-nilly citing residents for unkempt property while some city properties are in worse conditions?
3. Some city and county office building parking lots are filled with city/county-owned cars and trucks — no space for regular resident parking.
I suppose we residents will not receive answers to these questions, so we will continue wondering.
Don Spaulding, Denton