Re: “Charter committee skeptical of public views” (TNT, 4-12).
I was at the Charter Review Committee meeting to testify in favor of a mayor/council form of government. It is time Tacoma became a democracy rather than ruled by bureaucrats. But because of “grandchildren duties” I could not stay. But I wonder if the News Tribune reporter and I were at the same meeting.
Both committee chairman Bill Baarsma and member Ken Miller gave outstanding breakdowns on the state of our current city government. Based on the facts presented at the meeting and in other forums it is difficult to …