On election eve, “Democrats (and Coffey) Skip New Albany City Council Meeting.”


They don’t even pretend well, do they?

Democrats, Independent Skip New Albany City Council Meeting, by Nick Vaughn (The Aggregate)

On the eve of municipal elections across Southern Indiana, the New Albany City Council meeting did not have a quorum and could not conduct business. The only council members in attendance were Council President Scott Blair (I) and Republican Councilmen Al Knable, Dave Aebersold, and Dave Barksdale. All Democratic members as well as Independent Councilman Dan Coffey were not in attendance.

While it is not immediately clear why so many council members missed, a source who was present at the meeting stated that Democratic Councilman Greg Phipps “had something come up” while Bob Caesar (D) stated he was going to be campaigning during the meeting’s time. Councilman Matthew Nash (D) reportedly gave a personal reason for missing the meeting …