TOPIC 1: PICK A PICNIC!
Mayor-elect James has decided to mark his inauguration with a picnic. Previous administrations have held more formal events. Also, the incoming council and mayor have met and pledged to work together cooperatively.
TOPIC 2: STOP GROWING!
One of Yael’s recent columns deals with the negative side of so-called “urban sprawl.”
TOPIC 3: DOUBT ABOUT CLOUT.
Steve Rose contends that Johnson County would be far more effective in the State Legislature if its delegation were more united.
TOPIC 4: THE PLAZA (POLICE) PLAN.
Police Chief Corwin says his department is much better prepared this year to deal with mass gatherings of young people loitering and sometimes causing problems on the Plaza.
Corwin notes it’s not the police department’s job to provide activities for youth or to teach parents how to do a better job.