A Charter? Or Not?

At the first Charter Committee meeting, the facilitator, Kirk Bauermeister, indicated that he was tasked to facilitate the committee into producing a charter.

Charter committee member Harold Weitzberg reminded Bauermeister that it was the Mayor who indicated that the committee would determine whether we needed a charter or not. There was some dispute as to this, so we checked the tape of a recent City Council meeting.

It seems to indicate it’s up to the committee – not the facilitator or the City Council – whether “we want to do a charter or not in this city.”