You Know Who I Am
DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?
get in positions of power, either by being elected or by being
appointed to their “position of importance.” Too many times these
people think they can do as they please and are above the law. When
someone questions them or speaks to them about something they don’t
like, they have a problem with it.
The Farmers Market
sets up each Saturday morning on the square. The director of the
market has worked long and hard to make this “the place to be” on
Saturday mornings and to bring people into Monticello. He also
tries to make it a pleasant place by supervising what is going on.
On the 4th of July weekend, when he spoke to someone
about watching their language, he soon found out that he
didn’t realize “whom he was talking to.” We have received
many accounts from people who witnessed what happened next.
The self-important City Council-person asked the director SEVERAL
times, “Do you know who I am?” You would think of all
people, this Council-person would want to present a good image to
the outsiders and tourists that visit our town. We have heard that
the Councilor even wanted the police to arrest the Farmers Market
Director. Why all this fuss? Because the person that was asked to
watch their language was the spouse of the Councilor. This
Councilor obviously doesn’t realize that they are NOT above
the law or above decency standards, and must have forgotten
about the City of Monticello being a “City of Ethics.” There is no
such thing as “serving the people” anymore. The goal seems to be
“serve myself—I am important and I’m going to let you know just WHO
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