Trip to New York City

I wasn’t at the Citizen’s Town Hall meeting last week. I was in the city that never sleeps doing the Citizen’s business. The Citizen’s Town Hall meeting is a special contrivance where citizens plead their case before Council as it relates to the forthcoming budget....

Trip to Washington with Chamber

I’m guilty as charged! I traveled to Washington DC last week on the backs of the citizens. And even as I traveled, I was called to task in the media for spending $1,200 of the citizen’s resources unnecessarily which included air fare, hotel, parking and meals. They...

The 1st Look – 2012 City Budget

Pay attention. Be informed. Make a difference. Keep it real. The City Committee, the Biggs/Kofford Report and the city’s budget office all say the same thing – we’re living in a revenue neutral world with continuously escalating operating costs. And while they...

More on Memorial Hospital

Pay attention. Be informed. Make a difference. Keep it real. Thank you to everyone who gave me really insightful feedback regarding your feelings about Memorial Hospital. Now, because you asked: What’s the latest at Memorial Hospital? I’ve been working diligently to...