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The C Is for Crank Interviews: Catherine Weatbrook

Now that the primary-election field of 47 has been narrowed to a comparatively manageable 18, I’m sitting down with all the council candidates to talk about what they’ve learned so far, their campaign plans going forward, and their views on the issues that will shape the election, including density, “neighborhood character,” crime, parking, police accountability, and diversity. 1,999 more words

Elections

The C Is for Crank Interviews: Jon Grant

Now that the primary-election field of 47 has been narrowed to a comparatively manageable 18, I’m sitting down with all the council candidates to talk about what they’ve learned so far, their campaign plans going forward, and their views on the issues that will shape the election, including density, “neighborhood character,” crime, parking, police accountability, and diversity. 1,605 more words

Elections

School Budget Hearing, City COW tomorrow

There are 2 important meetings tomorrow, Tuesday, 8/25:

7pm–Batavia School Board–public hearing for the 2015-16 budget. They’ve issued another budget in a different format. It contains a bit more information in that it shows % increases in major categories, but still offers no details or explanations. 454 more words

School Board

We've Come a Long Way…

It is hard to believe I first asked Alpharetta voters for the privilege of serving on their city council just four years ago. A lot has changed since then. 356 more words

Alpharetta

And Then There Were 18

It’s been a little quiet around here at C is for Crank HQ the last couple weeks, but for good reason: I’ve been sitting down with all the city council candidates* who made it through this month’s primary election to talk about what they’ve learned from their campaigns so far, what their plans are for the November general election, their (sometimes evolving) views on issues like density, transportation, crime, and diversity. 1,719 more words

Elections

Troy Brown Email Exchanges with City Officials.

In the comment section here Straightforward made a comment about councilwoman Hicks-Clayton. I responded with questions of my own to straightforward. I posted the comment and my reply on Facebook where that started a conversation. 3,920 more words

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Judge dismisses Batavia lawsuit

As reported in the Chicago Tribune, 8/17/15 and Daily Herald, 8/18/15, a Chicago judge dismissed the lawsuit filed by Batavia citizens intended to get Batavia out of a 30 yr contract that could end up costing Batavia citizens an estimated $19+ million in overcharges for electricity. 252 more words

Batavia