The mayor sure was quick to get his web site updated with this information.
This is a city that never had a goal and thus never had a plan. Thus it is a city that is completely irrelevant among other US cities.
That is why new thought is required.
For years the old hands around this city thought that new homes were the economic messiah - the key to creating wealth - but we are now discovering it was a false god, as neighborhoods come with costly and everlasting infrastructure burdens such as water, roads, and fire/police support.
The real answer is entrepreneurial enterprises - something that only young minds can provide.
I can't believe they considered the "evacuation" on June 26th a success. It was complete and utter chaos on the roads in that area. Bumper to bumper traffic for miles with panic only minutes and a change in wind direction away. Perhaps they mean only the door-to-door notifications.
It may have not met the strict definition of an ethics violation - but Angela Dougan should have recused herself from the vote as a matter of integrity - as it clearly stinks of influence peddling.
Note to council - we need MORE competition in the cable, internet and phone areas, as we have some of the highest cost rates in the country.
A new fire season is upon us - and I have no confidence that the city will be better prepared - other having bought more "stuff".
The only positive was the action of the fire and police departments when the fire got out of hand in Mountain Shadows - everything else before and after was just a dog and pony show.
"Because our City legal department has indicated I do not have any conflict of interest, I will be participating in the discussion and vote."
If Mr. Bennett needs the legal department to tell him whether he should recuse himself, then he lacks the good judgement to serve on the city council.
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