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Lisa Czeladtko makes a canny move … maybe

Friday, January 7, 2011

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There’s nothing quite as fun as watching the transparent maneuvering of our local would-be politicos. Consider Lisa Czeladtko’s apparently bizarre decision to abandon her at-large bid for city council, and run instead for the District 3 seat. At first glance, it makes no sense. Czeladtko is a hard-working woman who has worked diligently to engage […]

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Paige vs. Merrifield?

Friday, December 17, 2010

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Sean Paige vs. Mike Merrifield for the District 3 city council seat? Now that’s a race that might eclipse the mayoral contest, except for one insignificant detail. It’s a race about nothing. In its post-strong mayor incarnation, city council will have little power, and will find it difficult to exert that power in any effective […]

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Commissioners get the job done

Friday, June 11, 2010

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For connoisseurs of political posturing, there was no better place to be than the June 8 meeting of the Board of County Commissioners. Item 6 on the agenda, titled “Comments by Elected Officials” drew a crowd of eager elected officials. One by one they took their turn at the mike, ready to bloviate, pontificate and listen […]

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