Ok, missed the first few minutes and am multi-tasking so you’re only getting the highlights, or lowlights, depending how you look at it.
This Side of Town
I don’t blame him, but its a real loss. When good people are forced to walk away to stop contributing to the farce . . well, they make the right decision, but the whole community loses.
We still don’t have any real details . . . the sad part is, most county board supervisors and the Homeless Issues Committee members have all been equally kept out of the loop. So, this is news to everyone . . . except? Who? Who is making the decisions here? And who are they working with? Where is the public in all this?
U.N. Human Rights Committee Calls U.S. Criminalization of Homelessness “Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading”
From the clerks office . . .
11 of 21 (52%) meetings before 5:00. You are now only half a citizen, cuz you are only allowed to participate in democracy half the time.
9 of 22 (41%) meetings before 5:00 – for paid lobbyists and city staff only.
Affordable Housing, Homelessness, Economic Development and Neighborhoods
These priorities seem old, tired and recycled to me, and they don’t seem to be working so well for us. Hearing on Thursday, but, as always actual public appearances are limited to 3 minutes and it seems, frowned upon. I’d suggest written comments which is what I will likely do. Please give your written input too!