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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Kim Shaffer resigns defending Ligonier Borough and protecting her job and family from YMCA pressure to change her vote.

“My employer is very busy with his commitment to his constituents of his district, yet he was contacted by select members of council and supporters of the project to see what he could do to help this project move along, going outside and beyond our zoning ordinance boundaries,” Shaffer said.
Shaffer also commented on the YMCA's expansion and partnership with Excela Health.
“People visit our quaint community because of how beautiful it is, how well it is maintained, because of our shops and restaurants,” she said. “I cannot accept one of the main entrances to our beautiful town will be sporting a parking lot and a glass-and-steel medical center. Since the early 1960s, the Colonial-style appearance has been encouraged on any remodeling in the downtown area. What will happen when our independent medical facilities leave town and we have only one facility to go to? What will happen to the buildings and office spaces they abandon?
“I am very, very proud to be a resident of Ligonier Borough, but I am not proud of the deceitful political play that has entered into our town,” she said.