Regarding the Yelm Community Blog entries about Yelm’s Planning Commission Chair Carlos Perez of January 14, 2009 and subsequent questions answered by Mr. Perez on January 17, 2009 in a Yelm Community Blog exclusive report, the Mayor and City Community Relations Coordinator have responded:
1. On Thursday, January 22, this writer received an unsolicited e-mail from Cindy Teixeira, Community and Government Relations Coordinator for the City of Yelm saying about my records request of Jan. 15, 2009, “We regret the oversight and subsequent delay in providing this information to you” regarding an attachment from Community Development Dept. Associate Planner Tami Merriman who said she found the e-mail she sent to Mr. Perez on December 1st — and does not know how it was overlooked (in the records sent to Mr. Klein).
2. On Saturday, January 24, this writer received a call from Mr. Perez saying he received a letter today (Jan. 24) from Mayor Harding thanking him for his service to the City, two weeks after his appointing someone else with nary a word at the January 13th City Council meeting about Mr. Perez’s 2 1/2 years of service for the City, and the last year as Chair.