Council Collaboration for Controversy

This column was published under “MY TURN” in Wednesday’s Scottsdale Republic: Some Council-approved projects aren’t Scottsdale assets By Ben Cowles In a recent Q&A with the Scottsdale Republic , Councilwoman Virginia Korte said there is more collabora­tion in the current City Council than in recent councils. I agree, but offer a different perspective. Last year, […]

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Council Shuts Out Those with Different Views

This column by John McLemore appeared in yesterday’s GILBERT Republic…and you thought we only had these problems in Scottsdale! I would remind you that yours truly was fired from the Scottsdale Airport Advisory Commission–the first sitting commissioner removed in 30 years–for similar dissent regarding the Scottsdale City Council’s approval of high-rise housing projects inside the […]

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