Big Water Meeting

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
#BIGWATERMEETING In attendance: Bothwell, Bellamy, Fisher, Mannheimer, Pelly, Chuck McGrady, Smith, Davis, Shoaf #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
TJ recording video #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Shoaf makes routine Powerpoint presentation. #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Mentions referendum in passing as part of future actions pending. #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Shoaf covers the LRC recommendations accurately. Discussing recent talks with effected agencies. #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Bellamy asks McGrady his thoughts on the upcoming referendum. #avlgov

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McGrady: [light chuckle] “Frankly, I question the wisdom of the referendum” #avlgov

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McGrady: “Neither outcome of the referendum gets us to the intent of the recommendations made.” #avlgov

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McGrady: “Council is a good advocate for the status quo” #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
McGrady: “Barring change in sentiment in GA or findings of fact contrary to LRC, GA will introduce bill to effect recommendations.” #avlgov

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Davis: “I feel that the LRC process was disingenuous” #avlgov

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Davis: “If I was Woodfin, I wouldn’t want be a part of this thing either.” #avlgov

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Davis: “System takeover will add a layer of cost.” #avlgov

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Bothwell: “It looks like no matter what we do we will be forced to consolidate” [not sale or lease, eh, Cecil?] #avlgov

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Smith: “We’re being asked to negotiate in good faith with a proposal that was not made in good faith.” #avlgov

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Smith: “It’s heartening to know that if the merger is too expensive it might not take place.” [looks into audience for approval] #avlgov

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Bellamy: “I wanted to do this in public and not behind closed doors.” [that’s a switch] #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
McGrady: “I’m sorry Rep. Moffitt couldn’t be here but he is in a committee meeting today.” [so THAT’s why he’s not here] #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Fisher: “I was very happy to get Woodfin boundary issue accomplished this session.” [something on Moffitt’s website about that ] #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Question of compensation broached by Bothwell in his general edgy comments. McGrady had no reply. Sat silent, inwardly grinning. #avlgov

Tim Peck ‏@timothypeck
Mayor thanks everyone. Pelly had no questions or comments. No further discussion. No public comment solicited. Meeting adjourned. #avlgov

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