No sooner had he taken the oath, Council Member Ed Gonzalez made his presence known to his colleagues.
Then, he got council to postpone for three weeks consideration for a contentious item in District H that would involve selling the land occupied by the Heights Recycling Center and moving the center to the First Ward. Gonzalez also went on to complain that a company being awarded additional city work had failed to meet its goal for contracting with minority-owned businesses.
A sombrero-tip from DosCentavos to the new Councilman. This had to have been a very rough day with the murder of a colleague last night. DosCentavos’ thoughts are with the Canales family.
Catch the video of the swearing-in here (Item 1).