Unger is a part of the CSD problem, not the solution.
We have a Newberry CSD board member that feels that,
"I'm very satisfied with the good work that my fellow Directors and
I have achieved over the last four years." He further states
"...the secret to my success..." Unfortunately, this
condescending CSD board member is seriously delusional.
Let's start by saying that anyone going to the
Newberry CSD's website for the CSD's monthly Minutes (as suggested
by Jack Unger above) will not find any meaningful documentation
and understanding. This is illustrative of the shabby,
unprofessional, and secretive operation of the CSD directors.
Despite years of complaints by myself, Jack Unger
and the other CSD directors have refused to order the General Manager,
or the Secretary, to take proper Minutes of the meetings for a full
recording of what transpires. Audio recordings of the meetings
are no longer done.
You can read all of the CSD's Minutes online for
yourself. The Minutes lack basic detail. This lack of
transparency intentionally hidesthecomplaints
of public speakers and the background of the board's actions about
the "Business of the People."
A proper Minutes document has detail as in the
Lucerne Valley EDA's
When Jack Unger originally ran for office, he
promised transparency. After four years,
he continues to block
His recent campaigning claims that he listens
to the community, and has been helpful. This is pandering
Jack Unger's new assertions of community
volunteerism reflect his new campaign strategy. It
duplicates director Paula Deel's playbook of joining every
local organization possible.
Jack Unger also plays the religious card by posting
religious psalms online to sucker in those so influenced by his
miraculous conversion. However, true Christians don't do
actions that bless pirating Clearway and drive families from
And, about his sudden local volunteerism,
where has his volunteering been during the last 4-years?
Jack Unger suddenly showed up and assisted CSD
candidate Juan Manuel Figueroa with Commodities, and then Unger brags
online about his service. Figueroa has been silently
involved for years in local charity work without any bragging.
Jack Unger is a proud, self-involved man.
He is boastful of his imaginary accomplishments. But where
are they? The Newberry Springs community, however, isn't stupid
and it doesn't appear to be impressed with Unger's lack of meaningful
Jack Unger won't admit it, and he spins it verbally
different, but during his watch on the CSD board, the community has
drastically declined. Newberry has become a toxic site for many.
We now have a large portion of our community in chronic stress and
A few residents who can, have already moved out,
or are trying to avoid the carcinogenic silica dust from Clearway.
Much of the fault lies with the Newberry CSD directors, including
malfeasant Jack Unger who positioned himself as the CSD's lead
director on the litigation against the County's Clearway permit.
Do little Jack.
What has Jack Unger accomplished in the past 4-years
in office that has made your life better? He talks about a half
dozen roadway wildlife warning signs. He also claims CSD credit
for the elementary school roadway warning signs.
Actually, the mover behind the elementary school signs
was resident Mike Matson who lives near the school. Matson, who
is also a CSD candidate, has been the spark behind the fantastic baseball
As for the erection of wildlife signs, Jack Unger
should be discussing the erection of the ugly new high-towering powerlines
on Silver Valley Road that he and the CSD could have negotiated being placed
The CSD had
to dictate the underground placement but Jack Unger and the other directors
badly screwed it up.
The fire department, civic hub, and more.
The CSD's principal responsibility is the fire
department. Currently, the department is lacking basic and
dependable equipment. One major firetruck is a rolling band-aid.
It is a liability that should have been retired years ago yet the
directors have kicked that can of a replacement down-the-road.
Then, there is also Jack Unger's Civic Hub project which
was the subject of my March 1, 2021, news
that again demonstrates Unger's inability to deliver a finished
product. After taking 15 months to develop a
Jack Unger's plan lacked the basics, including a plan to build the Hub.
The village terminology for Unger is 'loser.'
In foolish desperation, Jack Unger was later suggesting
that a new Civic Hub should be built using
That was the CSD's top Bozo idea. Oops!
I forgot director Margie Robert's suggestion of establishing multiple
traffic signals for Newberry. There might be a tie!
Yet, there are several things that Jack Unger should
be forever recognized for. The number one is being a lying Judas
betrayer who broke his promise to litigate the County's permitting
of the Daggett Solar Power Facility.
Unger's ego had him volunteering to head the CSD's
litigation effort. An important position that he was definitely
In earlier volunteering himself to head the
CSD's appeal before the county's Board of Supervisors, he and director
Victoria Paulsen made fools of themselves and embarrassed the community
by blotching their presentation with unprofessional visual breakdowns.
More about their disastrous embarrassment in an upcoming blog.
In replying to another candidate on Facebook, Jack Unger
pompously stated that he (Unger) has "...been involved in volunteer community
service work for over 55 years" and that "I hope that someday, you
will be able to say that you have served the community for over 55 years."
What service? What is Unger now bragging about?
Unger fails to provide any verifiable information, only B.S.
He has only lived a fraction of those years in Newberry so it wasn't
volunteered service here. And does his volunteer time include
his hobby as an amateur HAM
Unger listens but he doesn't hear.
Unger has provided his telephone number and claims that
he is willing to listen to anyone but this is simply campaigning crap.
On the CSD board, he has demonstrated deafnessfor4-years.
In a recent Facebook post, Unger wrote,
"You'll notice that I also work side-by-side with the community."
Well, during the Superior Court legal appeal against the
County on the Clearway project, hundreds of Newberrians were part
of the appellants' Friends of Newberry Springs. Did Jack Unger
listen to them?
No, he didn't ! He felt that he
knew better than the community. He silenced their voice as he
paraded himself alone as being the Friends of Newberry
Springs before the court. He secretly supplanted his voice
over that of the community's.
The Friends of Newberry Springs had their
petition long before Jack Unger, the Newberry CSD, and the attorneys
got involved. Yet, Jack Unger was later claiming more delusion
that he alone was the Friends of Newberry Springs.
Recorded at the February 25, 2020, CSD Board meeting.
Everyone who signed the petition against Clearway should
be boiling mad about how Jack Unger and the other CSD directors secretly
usurped their voices before the Superior Court.
A recent fascinating exposé
substantiates that the Newberry CSD's lawsuit was against the County
of San Bernardino. It was NOT filed against Clearway Energy.
Yet, Jack Unger (a major CSD player in the litigation) stilldoesn'tunderstand that the lawsuit didn't name
Clearway. See the last sentence of Jack Unger's post at
the top of this blog. Jack Unger is still confusingly posting
misinformation. (Unger states: "The CSD lawsuit was against
With such ignorant understanding on the CSD board
over what it is doing, there is little wonder that the CSD has
screwed the community.
A liar lacks integrity and can not be trusted.
This community can not afford another four years of Jack Unger being
on the CSD board.
Newberrians put up with too much crap.
That should change.
The ineffective fiddling Nero while Newberry suffers.
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