Monday, July 24, 2006

User Fee Passing

As I write this it looks as if the user fee is passing handily. A few thoughts:

1. I hope the fee passes but by a slim margin that communicates to the Jones administration that we are OK with it but not terribly pleased. This might keep them from immediately making plans to increase it to 2 or 3 dollars per week.

2. After seeing the enormous ballot for myself, I realize that Thornton Cooper cost the City a heck of a lot of money for nothing. It was his lawsuit's insistence that forced the City to have the entire bill printed on the ballot.

3. I'm glad this chapter in our city's history is over.

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