After 11 months as Commissioner, I have been reviewing my position objectives to find improved ways
of delivering our services.
While doing so, I discovered a
parallel in public understanding
of MHD and the traditiona
promise of the coming holiday
season, the season of good news
1 believe the earlier and darker
months of public and legislative
inquiry into the Department are
behind us and that soon much of the
criticism and resulting blizzards of
paper we have been dispatching will
diminish, and possibly end. I believe this
because your recent convincing achievements will allow MHD's credibility to be
reborn. Among these are the opening of
improved and safer roadways — 35W, TH 3,
US 2, 1-90, and many other projects
throughout the State. Certainly the user/motorist enjoys and appreciates your newly
As I look back over 1975, it is this parallel in
good news that now appears with the advent of
the holidays. I am certain that in the months
ahead we will continue to deliver greater benefits.
It is for those reasons that I believe better days are
Thank you for making it so. I hope that you have a
Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year.
In the beginning
was the Word.
All people of good will
everywhere, in all time,
have built upon similar ideas
and created worthy traditions,
We are now to celebrate renewal
for a continuing season
of Love, Charity, Hope.
We wish to everyone
and a Happy New Year!