Scottsdale 2012

2012 in Scottsdale is going to be a very interesting year. The economy and the housing market are obviously going to continue to dominate our local picture. Obviously much of our revenue comes from tourism-related sales taxes, and tourism depends to a great degree on disposable income. The worse the overall economy, the less disposable […]

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Coyotes and Hospitals

Two seemingly unconnected articles appeared on AZC this week that I believe actually have some commonality. The first was the latest on the financial woes of “Glendale’s” hockey team and stadium. Thank goodness Scottsdale didn’t get saddled with that…though SkySong hasn’t proven to be much better from a financial standpoint. The second article is about […]

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Council Recap

The meeting video from last night is now posted. In addition to my early comments via our Council Preview, you can view my televised comments at the time indexes below. 00:05:00 Public Comment on my petition to abolish the City Council Audit Committee, related to their whitewash review of the Cultural Council contract compliance audit. […]

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