Friday, August 17, 2012
Why the PSB Should Continue to Manage City Land
This coming Wednesday at 8 a.m. in the City Council chambers the Blue Ribbon Committee looking at PSB land management will once again meet - this time in full view of the public and televised. Bulldozing Ted "TxDOT" Houghton will not be able to complain about the meeting being open rather than closed.
The PSB exists to remove politics from sales of city owned land. It would seem that the Blue Ribbon Committee so far wants to put politics back into land sales.
In a response to an email from activist, Judy Ackerman, Martin Bartlett, Public Information Specialist for the EPWU, sent the following reasons for keeping the status quo - i.e., letting the PSB manage land and determine when the land will be sold: