There are space restraints, so my and Councillor Fowler's responses are brief when the issues are always more complicated.
I've talked about these issues with hundreds of voters over the last six months. And I have learned a lot....although I have to say, the 'dog sniffing' question has never come up in conversation.
So in that spirit, I thought it would be fun to try to get YOUR responses on this blog. Below are the questions as posed by the Daily News. Hit the comment button and send me your answers. Whether I agree with your answers, I'd be happy to post them as long as they are not slanderous. If you want to be anonymous, you can do so.
-- Do you think there should be more or less than 250 parking spots on the downtown central waterfront?
-- Do you think historic districts -- ones that restrict what people can and cannot do with and to their properties but at the same time help preserve historic structures and help to increase property value -- are good for the city?
-- Would you support a tax override to raise property taxes in order to help fund the school system, which says it needs money or faces more cuts to its staff and services??
-- Is the practice of using drug dogs to sniff out those with marijuana on