Uniting community is paramount | Letter to the editor

Even though I did not win my race for city council I am so encouraged.

Even though I did not win my race for city council I am so encouraged. I met more amazing residents and learned so much about the families and their needs. To all who took a stand and voted for me, I personally thank you. To all those who believed in me enough to endorse me I thank you as well. Our amazing city is at a crossroads and with the planned growth coming, I am excited to be a part of the future of Black Diamond. I look forward to YarrowBay getting started and bringing the positive growth we so desperately need and long overdue — adding young families and incredible new businesses opportunities. Uniting our community is paramount and I look forward to being a part of the solution not the problem.

I would like to thank some of the great people who believed in me.

Rebecca Olness, Bill Roth, Keith and Judy Watson, Shawn Oglesbee, Reagan Dunn, Ginger Passarelli, Chad Magendanz, Dick Muri, Roger Freeman, Mark Hargrove, Curt and Margie Smitch, Lea Grant, Mira Hoke, Bill Bryant and Tony Moore to name a few on a long list. I cannot add (them) all as there are way too many to list.

I also would like to thank all those first responders who give so much every day to protect Black Diamond. I am your biggest advocate and will do everything I can to make sure you have what you need to keep us safe!

I have had so many people stop me and thank me for running. This was my first time running for public office and I made some mistakes but I learned a lot about myself and how our city is going to be run for the next few years. You have not heard the last from me and I will be a loud voice for the future of our great city.

Please feel free to e-mail me at Ps21mediagroup@gmail.com. I am here to help and answer any question about uniting Black Diamond.

Patrick Nelson

Black Diamond