The mayor was 45 minutes late to start that meeting and left 15 minutes early. His two hours with the neighbors was more like one hour. The MOON staff was not prepared to start the meeting. All that was ready was the donuts. It was a poor reflection on the mayor and his new staff. Mayor Dean cannot do this job by himself. He needs more experienced folks to work with him. With a Metro Council that still seems to be controlled by the money of developers, the MOON will spend most of their time playing catch up. Too bad Mayor Dean didn't enlist real neighborhood leaders into his group instead of Metro Council wannabees.
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
Enclave reader "Disappointed so far" has this to say about last month's Connecting Communities Meeting sponsored by the Mayor's Office for neighborhood leaders: