I am 37 years old and have lived in Tacoma all my life. I was excited this year that I might be able to vote on the kind of government that Tacoma should have. I was awaiting the great debate between supporters of the current council-manager form and those in favor of the form proposed by 60 percent of the Charter Review Committee: mayor-council-chief administrative officer (CAO).
Now I hear that the City Council might refuse to let us vote on what form of government we, the people of Tacoma, want for ourselves.
If this is correct, are the council …