More than one week after a unanimous council approved prevailing wage legislation,
A few hours later, and a few hours before midnight's lapse of the current council's authority, members convened at a special meeting to respond to the mayor's demonstration of his level of respect for council.
"This is the way fascists do business," declared Patrick Dowd,
The threshold for overriding the veto was six votes; five such votes were cast. That likely was the most appropriate result, under the rules. But the manner in which the mayor's emerging bloc of flunkies conducted themselves furthers a pattern that threatens to ensure yet another year of dysfunction in InsolvenCity.
The Propositions Board (far right column) includes a new, related set of lines.
UPDATE: A junkie notes that this is not Mayor Ravenstahl's first display of imperious timing.