Strong Mayor to the Ballot!


Portland Mercury reports on Portland, Oregon putting a strong mayor initiative on the ballot:

Portland is the last city of its size to still have a “commissioner” form of government, in which power is essentially equal among the mayor and city council. Six attempts to replace that shared power—with a “strong mayor” form of government—have been made in Portland over the last century, and all of them have been shot down.

Read the article: HERE