By Robert Haugh
As reported Monday, Councilman Kevin Park was going to be a big focus of yesterday’s meeting.
City Manager Deanna Santana called him out verbally in a past council meeting for his abusive comments and actions toward City staff.
Santana scheduled a discussion of the topic for yesterday’s City Council meeting.
But the issue was just skimmed over by Santana because Park wasn’t there. No official reason was given for his absence.
Coincidentally, community leader Lee Broughman wants Park censured for offensive comments he’s made about the public. She sent in a request for the City Council and it was on last night’s agenda, too.
But because Park wasn’t there it won’t be heard until next week. That should be an interesting meeting.
Without Park at the meeting last night, the City Council updated it’s annual priority items that they set back in February.
Back then, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic dominated the list. It’s still the major priority.
But here are some other upcoming ones: