According to Ottawa County election data, Prop 2 failed to pass with 53% of the Ottawa County voters voting against it; however, it passed statewide. With election integrity being one of the most important issues in America, getting the Early Voting Agreement right was a top priority and not taken lightly.
“A censure is an official rebuke; it’s an expression of strong disapproval for actions taken. It’s one of the only mechanisms a board has to hold members accountable for their actions.” —Board Chairman Joe Moss
“The future of Ottawa County relies on the health and well-being of its children and young people. Children are our greatest treasure and our most valuable population. We must always weigh the risk of harm to children in public policy decisions.” —Vice-Chair Sylvia Rhodea
Is the Holland Sentinel a credible news source? “At the Sentinel, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity in journalism. Our credibility is what makes our readers trust us and the content we publish.” — The Holland Sentinel’s Transparency Guidelines In reality, the Holland Sentinel and Editor Sarah Leach have set up their artillery to fire on conservative Christians who are standing for liberty.
Jacob Bonnema was officially rebuked by the Executive Committee of the Ottawa County Republican Party on June 20, 2023. He was censured for continued violation of Republican Party principles and a frivolous harassment complaint against a county employee.
“The Constitution of most of our states (and of the United States) asserts that all power is inherent in the people; that they may exercise it by themselves; that it is their right and duty to be at all times armed.” — Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Cartwright, June 5, 1824
The majority of the Board of Commissioners, committed to protecting individual freedoms, voted to pass a resolution to declare Ottawa County a “Constitutional County.” The resolution holds that no resources will be appropriated for the purpose of enforcing any unconstitutional laws that infringe upon citizen rights.
It was another packed house at the Fillmore Complex Tuesday evening for the Board of Commissioners meeting. After just over 2 hours of public comments on many different topics, the commissioners didn’t waste any time getting down to business.
The rules of the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners serve to ensure accountability, transparency, and representation for all people in Ottawa County. An orderly, organized meeting allows the board to do the work they were voted to do.