Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Implosion Of Tulsa's Image Continues

From The Tulsa World ~ City councilors agreed Tuesday to stop discussing an idea that would allow the mayor's spouse or any other relative of a city employee to have city business cards.

"This is a really silly and a dead issue. Let it go. Move on," said Councilor Maria Barnes.

Councilor John Eagleton was the only councilor who liked the idea.

He said he disagreed with the other councilors and thinks the mayor's wife, Victoria Bartlett, does a lot of volunteering, "so let the girl have her cards."

Or for that matter, any city volunteer who wants them should be able to have them, Eagleton said.

Consideration of the change comes in the wake of an anonymous ethics complaint filed against Mayor Dewey Bartlett over city business cards that were provided to his wife, Victoria.

Read more from this Tulsa World article at http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?subjectid=11&articleid=20100831_11_0_Cityco26636.

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