Ethics and Scottsdale

Last night the Scottsdale City Council voted to approve contracts for three new members of the city’s ethics complaint review pool. Raymond Lee, Penny Wilrich, and Jonathan Schwartz will potentially be charged with reviewing complaints made under the City’s “Code of Ethical Behavior for Public Officers” (Ordinance Number 367S, SRC Sec 2-57, adopted 1 July […]

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Fast Lane to the Rescue: Bar District Safety

Hold the presses: Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane wants to hold a meeting with bar owners about bar district safety. No, make that “meetings,” plural. That’s like his assistant, JP “vodka with a” Twist wanting to have a meeting with bartenders about drinking and driving. Hundreds of citizens [including yours truly: Noisy Neighbors] have been complaining […]

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Scottsdale Gives the PGA a Mulligan

The history and various theories about the origin of the “Mulligan” (in essence, a do-over) are very interesting. The Scottsdale City Council and Mayor Jim Lane have honed the use of the Mulligan to a fine art, as evidenced by Tuesday night’s amendment to the lease of city-controlled land to the Professional Golf Association (PGA) […]

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