Andy Olsen wrote:For Adam:
1) In an email to the Council and your committee the week before the committee voted to finish it's work*, the Mayor said:
“Most importantly, we need to analyze the benefits of the project to the public.” This demonstrates the benefits to the public were not previously analyzed.
a) Why did public benefits come up at the end of the process, as an afterthought?
b) Why did the committee make a recommendation without having this information?
c) How did the committee recommendation reflect public benefits?
* - January 29, 2014.
Whoa! That is how it begins to get done.
Thank you for bringing some notion of kratos to the demos.
This is a complicated struggle,
People being funny animals - and all.
It seems it is a good time to re-assess what WE consider virtuous.