Houston Officials Looking at $625M Bond Referendum for November
- Albuquerque Councilor Offers Compromise on Bond Projects. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;8/2/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32187, p3
Reports on the plan of Albuquerque City Councilor Michael Cadigan to propose a compromise bond project list to the City Council in New Mexico. Allocation of bonds for projects at the city's balloon park and aquarium; Assessment of the city's 2005 general obligation bond package; Introduction of...
- Austin Housing Bond Vote On Horizon. Watts, Jim // National Mortgage News;8/12/2013, Vol. 37 Issue 31, p1
The article focuses on the plan of the Austin City Council to ask approval from the council members for issuing housing bond in the market. It mentions that the council will put the agenda of issuing housing bond before the council members on November 5, 2013. It informs that the council is...
- Petition drive to elect Detroit council members by district fails. Ankeny, Robert // Crain's Detroit Business;8/29/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p2
The article reports that Detroit, Michigan, residents have to wait until next year to vote on whether to elect City Council members by district instead of at-large. The group working toward that change didn't get enough signatures to put the proposal on the November 8 ballot.
- Curbing plan at center of city street project debate. // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);1/23/2014, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p1
The article reports on the debate among Clarendon Aldermen in Texas on curbing plans for streets scheduled to be paved in 2014 during their regular meeting on January 14, with city voters approving a bond election for street improvements in May 2012.
- Atlanta mayor strives to assuage doubts over pension obligation bonds. Molis, Jim // Bond Buyer;01/07/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30553, p3
Reports on Atlanta, Georgia Mayor Bill Campbell's efforts to win the approval of city council members who are reluctant to endorse his plan to sell pension obligation bonds. Plan to use proceeds from the bond sale to increase police officers' salaries; City's preference for the pay-as-you-go...
- Backers of Room-Tax Hike Gird for Uphill Battle. Lewis, Connie // San Diego Business Journal;9/6/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p3
If a lodging industry faction opposing a ballot measure to raise the tax people pay to stay in local hotels believes it will raise $500,000 for its fall campaign, at least one politician thinks backers of the initiative will need twice that sum to fund an effort to get the tax hike approved....
- Audit Committee report finds San Diego City Council, pension board acted improperly and illegally. // Gay & Lesbian Times;12/28/2006, Issue 992, p37
The article reports that the final report of the Audit Committee has revealed that the financial difficulty experienced by the city of San Diego in California is caused by the mismanagement of its past and present pension board officials. Among the elected officials named in the report conducted...
- Term limits: Palliative or panacea? Hansell, Bill // Public Management (00333611);May94, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p24
Focuses on the challenges posed by term limits for council members. Right of the people to choose anyone to serve them; Criticism against term limits.
- A closer look at the job that served as the stepping stone for most of our modern mayors. Laborde, Errol // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/10/94, Vol. 14 Issue 27, p5
Opinion. Reviews the potential candidates for at-large council seats in New Orleans, Louisiana. Council membership as a stepping stone for city mayors; Confusing politics of councilmen election.