LETTER: Former city council candidate gives props to new councilmembers
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In reading the recent article as written by Jack Mayne I have to point out that it took two to tango – or in the case 7. The Previous minority on the council definitely used high profile methods to get their point across, and though I disagree with the goal of those methods, I can say they were effective in getting their point across. The Previous Majority definitely steam-rolled the previous minorities’ opinion.
We have a new Council and new “Minorities and Majorities” on that council. From the very first meeting we saw the change – on both “sides” if you will – just look at the unanimous vote for Mayor. I can say that there is no way the previous “Minority on the council” would have given the citizens a united vote – the proof is in the video! The vote for mayor in 2011 and 2013 were both split decisions. So whether you agree with the current or previous “Majorities and Minorities” you do have to give the new members props for that unified voice and a new way of doing business.
– Joey Martinez
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