University Place isn’t happy that congressional candidate Dick Muri has said the city will go broke, resurrecting rumors city officials have attempted to quash as recently as last summer.
One of Muri’s comments was caught on video and can be viewed by clicking here (fast-forward to 4:30 of the video for his full comment.)
Below is the draft letter that Mayor Ken Grassi had city staff prepare in response to Muri’s comments. The council had mixed feelings about the letter so it wasn’t sent out. Instead, Grassi called Muri to discuss the matter Tuesday.
Here’s the debt reduction plan the city is following to pay off the tens of millions of dollars it borrowed to develop Town Center and make other improvements.