City Council Update: Homeless Liberation, Mayoral Response, & Sauvie Island Bridge

Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/06/2008


Members of Homeless Liberation Front who are protesting outside of City hall spoke to the City Council.   One of those testifying was Princess H
Mayor Tom Potter took time to responded to the protest and testimony
Afterwards, Arthur Rios, one of the leaders of the protest responded to Potter
         Arthur 1
Rios said they are going to wait and see if the mayor follows thru with his promises.
         Arthur 2
In other business, City Commissioner and candidate for mayor Sam Adams cancelled the reuse of the Sauvie Island Bridge as a bicycle bridge over I-405. Adams’ Chief of Staff Tom Miller later explained that despite the rise in gasoline prices, the amount of money the city receives is going down.
Miller went on to say that a bicycle bridge over I-405 is still desired, but will now be considered along with other projects.
Andy Seaton, KBOO news.



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