Mike White

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How is "claim(ing) a 10% credit for what they compute as the difference of what they have to pay versus what they could pay at the lower state figure" penalizing cities that mandate these high minimum wages? Wouldn't the workers be paying a higher amount of local taxes, plus spending more…

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Also, isn't she the one who allowed the current mayor and then town councilor to live in her back yard illegally in an RV? How do these MHA activists manage to win elections? It seems the voters aren't paying attention to what has been happening in our town.

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Wasn't it her husband that received an appointment to the Council when a member resigned in between elections? Will the non-Transparency group make another such appointment here? Any chance they would appoint someone like Jim Ferris instead?

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Is it a conflict of interest to have a real estate developer on the Planning and Zoning Commission?

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MikeW commented on Cracking down on panhandling

I have had to brake suddenly several different times on a green turn arrow when a driver in front of me decides to stop quickly to give cash to a panhandler. So it is just a matter of time until there is a rear-end collision at one of these busy intersections.

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The land owner knew from the beginning of his ownership that the property was not zoned for high-density housing, only for low-density single family home lots. So why should the Town and the neighbors accommodate his preference? Let him develop the home sites according to the established …

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Usually, most real estate pricing analyses include the median rather than, or at least in addition to, the arithmetic mean (average). The latter is distorted by heavily skewed price distributions, typically on the high side.

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When you have an overwhelming amount of evidence, it is not frivolous. Shame on the judge for allowing only 5 hours of testimony and a limited number of sample ballots looked at.

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Thanks to those who organized and supported the event. It was very well done.

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Given that almost all of the pro-Transparency group is gone now, will the new council be able to keep the influence of RCEF/MHA on local business decisions and politics in check?