It sounds like the Mayor and City Council have been in their posts too long, because now they are just getting on each other's nerves. The Mayor should step aside, having served 8 years, and Councilmen such as Karen Richardson and Randall Johnson who have served 8 years should run for Mayor.
Councilwoman Kelly Stewart deserves special mention for her poor attendance at City Council meetings costing taxpayers $625 for being a no-show. Let's do some investigating on why she can't fulfill her duties, or elect someone who can. Lorilee