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Below is an important message from Berwyn Mayor and Township Committeeman Robert J. Lovero regarding the recent changes at the DCOB and the City of Berwyn.
POLASHEK, HERNANDEZ & PECHOUS
Loyalty, Teamwork, Community and Sacrifice for the betterment of Berwyn.
These are attributes that the three named individuals above have lost sight of in their quest for individual glory and fame. They have forgotten their reasons for entering public life while they strive for self-preservation and their own personal interests. While some of the Berwyn United candidates ran for public office to help the community, these three have decided that it is easier to maneuver their personal agendas in a new organization to benefit themselves, rather than work hard as a whole for the benefit of the majority – the citizens of Berwyn.
Polashek: While he may be Berwyn born and raised, I have lived and been an active participant in this community for many more years than he has. I worked my way up the ladder to achieve the leadership roles in this great city. I started the Democratic Citizens of Berwyn with the help of two people, one being my mother, and ZERO dollars in the bank. We have donated more money to the community than Teddy has ever raised for his personal club, though he still believes his friend Lisa will provide $1 MILLION from the State of Illinois. His sole reason for going his separate way was because he wanted to be MAYOR in order to receive a pension – in addition to his Cicero pension.
That is a sad statement regarding his commitment to the Berwyn Community.
Charlie Hernandez and his wife Lisa have convinced Teddy to run against me as Berwyn Township Democratic Committeeman. So, who do you think will actually be running the Democratic Party in Berwyn, should Teddy win?
Hernandez: Lisa needs new leadership in Berwyn, so she can realize her commitments to private individuals to put a charter high school in Berwyn. Even when it was brought to her attention that the Morton School District 201 would cease to exist if the charter school took root. Her response was “Trust me, I’ll take care of Morton.” Really?
It is now several years later, and she still has not led the charge for equitable school funding. She has continuously jumped on other Legislatures’ band wagons, but NEVER leads. Where was Lisa when all the towns in her district opted out of Cook County’s minimum wage law? Oh, she was on TV in Berwyn, because Berwyn remained steadfast under this administration by NOT opting out of the minimum wage ordinance. Her own home town opted out, but Lisa DID NOT attend the meeting.
Once again, Lisa appeared for a photo opportunity when this administration declared Berwyn a “Welcoming City,” even though Lisa never voiced an opinion anywhere in her district regarding the movement.
Where will the band wagon and camera travel next? That’s where you’ll find Lisa.
Pechous: Beth assured me that she would do a better job if we at the DCOB supported her in the 2017 Election. Since the Election, I have met with Beth to discuss my concerns and have been dissatisfied with her lack of motivation to work with the City by improving Township and Health District services.
The following are SOME of the reasons for removing my support:
- Numerous Berwyn residents have repeatedly complained of Beth’s in office absences
- Beth’s lack of performance in providing services for all Berwyn residents
- Beth’s Lack of vision for the Township
- Under Beth, there is a severe lack of transparency; the Township Agenda isn’t published online
- Her unwillingness to work with the City of Berwyn in providing increased quality services for residents, particularly for Seniors dealing with health issues
- Her substandard performance in administering the General Assistance Program in providing better resource information and guidance
I feel the Township and Health District, under Beth’s supervision, is currently providing subpar services for Berwyn, and those who wish to expand those services and use the excess dollars in the Health District for the benefit of the Community are shunned and discredited by Beth.
Loyalty, Teamwork, Community and Sacrifice are foreign words to the likes of Polashek, Hernandez and Pechous.
Robert J. Lovero
Tuesday, October 24: Berwyn City Council meeting at 8 pm at City Hall (6700 W. 26th St)
Saturday, October 28: Zombie Walk from 6-11 pm on Roosevelt Rd. Additional details to follow.
Paid for by the Committee to Elect Robert J. Lovero. A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is (or will be) available on the Board’s official website (www.elections.il.gov) or for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, IL.