Well, hello there! It’s been a good three weeks since your representative tentacles of city governance gathered at the dais – you know, right across from the shaving apparatus that looks like a performing arts center (oh, wait! Wrong way around) – and we’re positively chuffed that everything is about to get back to normal. And by normal, we mean FULL OF SPENDING. September spawned a monster of a budget ($30 million gap! 17 percent millage increase!) and now its time to put that cash to good use. Things we’ll be looking out for, even though they’re on the consent agenda, so it really is just a “looking” thing, include the city’s agreement with the Orlando Magic for the new Sports and Entertainment Development (SED, he sed), more funding for everyone including the Black Business Investment Fund (which has never caused anyone reason for concern) and the general merriment of old friends reconvening. Join us at two because we love you. No, we aren’t Chuck Woolery. See you soon! 2:01 p.m.: Everyone bow your heads. We are praying. Stop giggling. 2:02 p.m.: Buddy Dyer, once again, is concerned about your cell device. He just showed us his. A grower, not […]
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