A City Council committee last week unanimously approved a measure that would absolve property owners who lose assessment appeals of interest payments on their 2014 taxes.
At last week’s first annual Block Captain Boot Camp, locals learned how to be effective community leaders.
Members of 34 groups throughout the city rallied together last week in an effort to support the Take Back Vacant Land Coalition, all hoping to change how the city manages its vacant property.
Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.
Two plans to address population change in City Council districts leave the river wards pretty much untouched.
As City Council begins the task of equalizing its 10 districts, the very weirdly shaped 7th is at the center of attention.