For years, city lawyers have said the City Council can't put measures on the ballot for a public vote.
But tonight, the city attorney, Dale Clift, said that the council can put questions on the ballot -- and so can the mayor.
I'm blown away by this, because for 14 years I've been told otherwise.
I'll get a copy of Clift's Sept. 30 opinion on this soon and post it on the blog. I'm sure it's not as black and white as it sounds.
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