Kane’s so-called Downtown South plan–not actually downtown–would dwarf his projects at North Hills and on Peace Street if approved as he’d like. Community benefits are thus far missing. He’s offered nothing.
City Council will choose a new member tomorrow to represent District D . It’s an historic opportunity to appoint the first African-American woman ever to serve on the Council. We believe that Carmen Wimberley Cauthen is fully worthy of that honor, and we recommend her without hesitation.
1) Kay has the experience and knowledge. 2) She has a great record of constituent service and community involvement. 3) 100% focus on City Council (won’t be distracted by re-election campaign). 4) It’s the right thing to do (an online petition says so). 5) Righting a...
As of this morning, 34 “hopefuls” have submitted their applications to be the next District D representative on Council, replacing the ill-fated Saige Martin. The deadline to apply is today at 4. It’s quite a contest.
It’s critical to understand what’s involved in serving on Council. To get an idea of some of the issues the successful applicant will face, District B Council member David Cox has posed a set of questions to prospective candidates.
Mayor Baldwin said she wanted a “transparent and inclusive” process. That statement sounds like something everyone would welcome but the devil is in the details (see summary and timeline below).
We urge Mayor Baldwin and the City Council to appoint Kay Crowder and restore to District D the outstanding representation for which our community previously was known.