Day: March 31, 2021

  • Few council members pass up free money

    Members of City Council continue to enjoy automatic pay raises despite one member’s efforts to make them cast a public vote when they want more money. Council Member Rory Diamond lost, narrowly, in an attempt to force a vote recently but has vowed to continue his effort. The members apparently are tied to a state […]

  • City Haul: Flipping and flopping on policy can be expensive and stupid

    Back in the 1950s, Jacksonville police recommended, and politicians approved, a new traffic scheme requiring traffic on many downtown streets to move in one direction, as well as feeder roads such as College and Post streets. The intent was to speed up the traffic, and it worked. In past years, the Riverside roads have been […]