The remedy for the Richmond’s retail woes requires two actions: (1) enumeration and (2) experimentation.
Confronted with a potential recall election, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer has yet to confirm whether she’ll run for re-election. In the fog created by Fewer’s ambiguity, the supervisor and her team are greasing the wheels to let Fewer’s preferred successor ease into office.
There’s a new community-building tactic underway in Oklahoma City – conversations with strangers. It’s remarkably cheap, easily implementable and has anecdotal support for its effectiveness.
By designing our city government to facilitate participation rather than political pandering, more residents will have a chance to add their unique and diverse perspectives to how our City governs, acts and plans.