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Date: December 24, 2012

Robert Gelder, District #1 Commissioner
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No: 2012-123

Commissioner Gelder offers Kingston office hours ... with a twist

(Port Orchard, WA) – Commissioner Rob Gelder offers drop-in office hours in Kingston on the first Saturday of the month. But there’s a twist...

“Although I’m always available to meet by appointment, I realized that didn’t always offer the flexibility that people working during the week might need” said Gelder. “At the same time, I didn’t think we needed one more opportunity to sit around a conference table.”

That’s why the Kingston drop-in office hours are a “Walk & Talk”. Anyone interested in an informal conversation with Commissioner Gelder can meet at the Kingston office (behind the Sheriff’s Kingston Office located at 26076 Illinois Ave.) at 9:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. “From there, we’ll walk different routes around Kingston and talk about the issues that concern you.”

“We live in a beautiful area and exercise is important for our health and well-being. My hope is to combine office-hours with a bit of exercise. Should the walk ever be called on the count of weather, we’ll just stay at the office and I’ll put the coffee on.”

For questions or more information, please contact Commissioner Gelder at or call 360.337.4683.


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