I have been asked for clarification on the forming of the task force since it was not formed by resolution nor did the vice mayor appointment the members. Considering the nature of this legislation it may serve us well to file a resolution and begin this process anew.They most definitely should not have standing! Get the word to your council member.
If there is no interest in this approach, I would suggest that an email be sent to the entire council and members of the task force clarifying the role of the task force and the expectations. In light of how the task force was formed, will their recommendations have standing or not?
Monday, April 28, 2008
Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors' response in an e-mail to Metro Council: