City Commission

The 3-point challenge

Whenever I’m out hanging nets, and there are ballers on the court, I offer up my three-point challenge. Shoot three treys in a row- and get a t-shirt. I let the little dunkers shoot from the foul line. Usually, the result is near pandemonium, with very little order, and someone inevitably trying to go twice, Read More

The Brush and Bucket- sign with a house getting a proper prep job

The tools of economic development were stolen last night

Just last week, I wrote about the costs of giving tax breaks to big businesses for promised jobs- while small business start-ups have huge obstacles. I spoke of the costs we all pay when we have to make up for the tax revenues that aren’t coming in. From my post: I’m watching a small start-up Read More

What is a signature in Dayton, Ohio?

Tomorrow, at 11a.m.,  the Montgomery County Board of Elections- comprised of Democrats and Republicans, will eliminate the opportunity for the Citizens of Dayton to have a primary election for Dayton City Commission. They will clear 4 candidates’ petitions, having found almost 20% of my signatures invalid. They’ll do it, by applying the Ohio Revised Code Read More

DBJ profiles Mayor Leitzell- labels me a detractor (not so)

The story won’t be available to the masses online for another week- but for those of you who subscribe to the Dayton Business Journal you can read the front-page story by Joe Cogliano looking back at Gary Leitzell’s first year as mayor. Gary likes to call himself a problem solver- and prefers to work discreetly. Read More