This nod to Brumfield

Clovis’ Jim Sitterly handicaps the mayor’s race:

“I think that any person who wants to lead a wonderful city like Clovis should ooze the love and passion it will take to lead long before they choose to put their hat in the ring,” he wrote in an e-mail.

“When I look over the long list of candidates I must admit I don’t know all of them nor have I heard of their involvement prior to their announcements. I know (Tim) Ashley, (Gayla) Brumfield and (Gloria Wicker). When looking at each, I recognize only one that seems to ooze the passion and understanding of a city like Clovis. Only one has continually worked on economic development, only one has traveled from coast to coast promoting our community, only has shown over and over the abilities and passion to fill our last mayor’s shoes.

“Although the others are outstanding citizens, the person I would choose to be our mayor would be Mrs. Gayla Brumfield.”

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Clovis’ Jeff Greene is in favor of a proposal that would allow city restaurants to sell alcohol on Sundays.

“People with drinking problems are going to buy enough on Saturday to last them through Sunday anyway,” he wrote in an e-mail.

“We should be able to buy a beer or a glass of wine with our meal any day of the week.”

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