He’s come a long way, hasn’t he?
Once upon a time, Councilman Cappuccino opposed every last municipal expenditure, ranging from the (now) miniscule YMCA tithe all the way down to a buck ninety-eight post-it notes for city office staff.
These days, the caterwauling and finger-pointing are deployed to support the incessant hum of Jeff Gahan’s wondrous Eternal TIF ATM, and there can be only one reason for that: Finally we elected a mayor who understands the way that transaction fees are supposed to work.
Coffey is unopposed. If you live in the 1st council district and would consider running for council as an independent, please let us know.