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Talking 1/4-cent fund, Zimmerman wants veto power for the mayor

Thursday, June 18, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Responding to a suggestion by City Council Member Greg Casar that the Capital Metro quarter-cent funds be distributed by need, not political boundary, Council Member Don Zimmerman reiterated the importance of Council’s, not staff’s, prioritizing projects. He also offered the following on the City Council Message Board: “I favor the Mayor having review and veto power over council member decisions that appear unwise or politically motivated.”

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