Friday on Lubbock's First News, Mayor Glen Robertson gave details on the City Council Meeting that took place on Thursday night, discussed his concerns over the operation of the City Council, and announced his campaign for reelection
"I’d like for us to come to a consensus on what we want to try to accomplish in the next two years."
“What I’m finding as I talk to people as I walk, they don’t trust city government,” Joy said.
“I think we ought to look, at some point in the future, changing the city charter," Gerlt said.
“I’m willing to look at it. I’m not in favor of all the meetings being at night.”
“I would like to see a little more collegiality on the council," Sanders said.
Mayor Tom Martin wants conservatives on the council, but avoided saying that he would specifically recruit conservatives to run for the council in the next election.
Councilman Paul Beane says a proposal by Councilman Todd Klein would make the homeless more vulnerable, not less.
Mayor Tom Martin is looking for support from the city council to limit the expected tax increase.
The city charter apparently isn't worth the paper it's written on.