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Commentary/Politics - Guest Commentaries
Wednesday, 26 July 2000 18:00
Since early May 2000, I have participated as a member of the Mayor’s Ad Hoc Committee for 53rd Street in Davenport. The purpose of the committee is to ascertain what to do with 218 acres the City prematurely purchased last year within the 53rd Street/Eastern Avenue Mixed-Use Development project area prior to the project’s demise.

 
Eleventh Hour of Frustration PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 25 July 2000 18:00
Maybe there is something in the water at Davenport’s City Hall. The new council, men and a woman who were elected on platforms of doing the people’s business, resemble their predecessors more closely than ever.

 
Moon Walk PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 25 July 2000 18:00
“Morning, folks. Thanks for coming to the meeting. Help yourself to coffee — decaf’s on the right — and you’d better grab one of those little croissant things before I eat them all myself, ha ha. Now, I want you all to say hello to Mr.

 
Plans, Priorities and Pitfalls PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Guest Commentaries
Monday, 24 July 2000 18:00
There is no question that there exists much discontent in the air relative to Davenport’s new city council. And confidence in city government appears to be at an all time low. But how can this be after electing seven new aldermen, practically the entire council, who appeared committed to bringing a new way of doing business to Davenport? What happened to this inspired bunch who promised to carry the people’s baton? The first six months of any new job has a learning curve to be absorbed, no matter how experienced the applicant(s).

 
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Commentary/Politics - Guest Commentaries
Wednesday, 12 July 2000 18:00
This week, downtown Davenport property owner, John Ebeling either showed his largesse for those in need or he attempted a wake up call to the community regarding the state of negotiations for properties on the 200 block of 2nd Street, where the new Davenport Museum of Art is deemed to be built.

 
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