Letters to the Editor

Thank you, MP Franklin Witter, for our roads

Friday, January 04, 2019

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Dear Editor,

We, the residents of Down Country Road at Top Hill, St Elizabeth, hereby record our deep gratitude to our Member of Parliament Franklin Witter (St Elizabeth South Eastern).

We had for some time been troubled by our badly potholed road, which was turned into a virtual riverbed when torrential rains washed away an earlier effort to fill the huge potholes.

Additionally, the rains gouged from the exposed earth a small gully that cut in two the entrance to some driveways and deposited debris on the roadway and on some of our properties.

The road became a hazard to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

On November 30, 2018, an approach was made to Witter to make our roads safe again for pedestrians and drivers. He responded on December 9, 2018.

To our pleasant surprise, road reconstruction started on December 11, 2018, and he had the road repaved by December 16, 2018.

It was not only his prompt response that surprised us; it was the personal interest he took after seeing the condition of our road improved. Witter made more than one trip during the course of the reconstruction to ensure that the work was being done in a way to make it stand up against the assault of inclement weather.

His response is the type of action that tends to restore people's faith in the political system.

We feel that since it is right to denounce representatives who fail to perform, those who deserve praise should be given it.

Thank you, Franklin Witter.

Ezona Jonson

nexjm1@gmail.com


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