My Turn: No Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center without public vote

Carol Shepard From AZCentral this morning: Scottsdale woman offers her take on 5 claims about the proposed Desert Discovery Center: “As a Scottsdale resident, I see no fiscal or quality of life benefit to Scottsdale taxpayers from this project.” Absolutely right, Carol; this sums it up in one simple sentence! Source: My Turn: No Scottsdale […]

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Scottsdale Desert Discovery Center critics remain steadfast in fight for public vote

From social media this morning: [Scottsdale City] Councilwoman [Linda] Milhaven says if Scottsdale City Council were to have entertained the citizen petition [to require ballot approval on the $100 million Desert Discovery Center] there could be unintended consequences nobody wants. “For us to set guidelines for citizen votes for all of those kinds of things, […]

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Wanting Scottsdale to be special is more about ‘creating’ than ‘keeping’ | Scottsdale Independent

The city of Scottsdale today has no power in itself to make the great accomplishments required for our future success, but it has the power to discourage the worst and encourage the best. This is about the only wholly truthful statement in Vern Swaback’s entire column! There’s so much hot air in Swaback’s column that […]

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