Verifiable information and tax records that have been available to the city and commissioners for months show Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn's recent assertions on a radio program about Lutheran Social Services are simply not true. This information is available at https://tinyurl.com/zl2ore5 . Piepkorn made the following comments without providing any verifiable information: • Jessica Thomasson CEO of Lutheran Social Services makes $350,000 a year. Tax records provided to the city after he asked months ago show her actual salary is $143,000.
Volkswagen was caught rigging emissions tests for their diesel vehicles and a court has determined a substantial settlement. Part of the settlement is a requirement for VW to provide clean fuel alternatives across the US. This is a wonderful opportunity to build on existing and ongoing alternative fuel and efficiency projects in Fargo and across North Dakota and the region.
We're so proud of the North Dakota State University Bison football team. Their commitment to excellence and incredible impact on their peers at all levels over this unprecedented run has inspired other teams to reach a higher level of performance. This is what true champions do in any field. Thanks to all involved for building a wonderful legacy that will continue to grow for years to come. Go Bison! Williams lives in Fargo.
Thank you for the July 4 article chronicling some of the initiatives I've been involved in over the past couple decades. First of all a sincere thank you to the citizens of Fargo for the wonderful experience of serving our community for three terms. Congratulations to the new commissioners and the candidates that committed to serve, we're a stronger city because of your dedication. Thanks also for voter support for successful initiatives before being elected and after.