This week: Larry Weis finale, and lots of committee work

The final confirmation vote on the nomination of Larry Weis comes up tomorrow at the full Council meeting. Plus, in committees this week: safe injection sites, secure scheduling, prescription drug disposal, police department staffing, and new regulations for tour and excursion vehicles.

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Bagshaw gives Human Services Department a long leash — too long

Yesterday we saw the Parks Department leadership demonstrate that they haven’t yet built a strong working relationship with the Council committee that provides oversight to their work, and how that can go wrong.  Today we saw what happens when a department — in this case, the Human Services Department — builds  a relationship that is close and comfortable. Too comfortable.

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