However, their views on how well the new form of government is working, vary widely.
Yesterday, the city communications office released a paper Loevy wrote, critiquing the new form of government. His conclusion: Council needs to be restructured, and the mayor given more powers.
Purvis released a response critique — though I wouldn't expect the mayor-controlled city Communications Office to be releasing it any time soon. A City Councilor passed along Purvis' analysis, which states that the mayor already has a great deal of power and really doesn't need any more.
If you're a local political junkie, these are both must reads. I've listed the summaries from both essays and PDF links to the full versions below.