The City Council meets Monday for its regular meeting, and there will be a lot on its plate.
First off – a city ethics investigation – which started simply enough in the spring, has become a confusing, legthy process, bringing up all sorts of legal issues.
The proceedings of the ethics board are quasi-judicial hearings. Strict, legal court-like evdence will likely be brought up before an untested city ethics board, which is meeting on a matter like this for the first time.
The proceeding was launched based on an investigative report commissioned by the city this winter after there had been accusations abut leaks surroundung “Project Renaissance,” a 35-acre redvelopment on the city eastern Gateway and the city’s biggest redevelopment to date.
Bonser and former attorney Brian Anderson were named in the report as the leakers of the project after their closed door meetings, which