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Poll results: Is your Mayor/County Manager...

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  • The Good: Truly cares about the current and future development of the community

    8 50.00%
  • The Bad: Interested only in the next election and the good ol' boys system of getting things done.

    5 31.25%
  • The Ugly: Worse than a political animal. Well...just ugly!

    2 12.50%
  • Unknown: I have not figured out this person yet.

    1 6.25%
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Thread: Your Mayor/County Manager: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

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    Cyburbian Floridays's avatar
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    Jul 2002
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    South FL
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    Your Mayor/County Manager: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

    The Good: Truly cares about the current and future development of the community
    The Bad: Interested only in the next election and the good ol' boys system of getting things done.
    The Ugly: Worse than a political animal. Well...just ugly!

    How would you describe your mayor or county manager? Share any fun/horror stories!

    I worked under a Mayor who was a former motorcycle cop. His public speaking style was littered with the word "ain't," and he would push to get his retired cop buddies hired for city positions that they were not EVEN qualified for. The last straw was when I denied a business permit application because it required at least a light industrial zoning versus the existing general commercial. I was informed that I WOULD sign-off on the approval, despite the fact that the property abutted a residential neighborhood and the business would be emitting noxious odors and noise. Needless to say, I refused...but the business was allowed to operate anyway.

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    Forums Administrator & Gallery Moderator NHPlanner's avatar
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    Apr 1996
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    New Hampshire
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    Your Mayor/County Manager: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

    Moderator hat on...

    Reposted and merged with a poll.
    "Growth is inevitable and desirable, but destruction of community character is not. The question is not whether your part of the world is going to change. The question is how." -- Edward T. McMahon, The Conservation Fund

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    Cyburbian Planderella's avatar
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    Dec 1998
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    NOLA
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    The city just had a change in administration. I'm going to wait about 6 months before I render my decision...........

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    Cyburbian el Guapo's avatar
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    Oct 2001
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    Samsara
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    Moderator Hat stylishly cocked to one side.
    I added the Unknown option.

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