Liveblogging the city council retreat

As much press and observers as councilors.

“The novelty of this is [too much],” says Lukes.

Clancy has been appointed clerk for today.

Right at the start, some bickering as Rushton goes after facilitator Jeff Nutting, asking why public input isn’t more important for this type of meeting.(Nutting says its exceptionally rare to have public attendance)

Lukes went after Rushton…Nutting regained control.

First up: What are the main responsibilities of the City Council?

Councilors responses: communication, budget, vision, issues, dealing with the public, questioning policy, leadership

(At one point, Lukes digs at councilors who lobbied for subcommittee chairs who don’t hold enough meetings)


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