Tag Archive | "City Council"

What the city charter has to say about initiatives, ethics and recall elections

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


The city charter is not exactly a pleasure to read. Unlike the United States Constitution, its words were not composed by highly literate, profoundly intelligent men who were deeply conscious of the weight of history and who together deliberated at length over each phrase, each word and each article. The Constitution was written by our […]

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The USOC/City/LandCo tragicomedy

Thursday, March 26, 2009


It’d be pretty funny if the potential consequences to this particular brouhaha weren’t so serious to the city, and to all of us who live here. In one corner, developer Ray Marshall and his company LandCo. Marshall’s not an easy guy to reach – at least if you’re a reporter for the Business Journal. He […]

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