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Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« on: March 17, 2008, 05:00:00 AM »
Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information



While seeking information on the state of the Jacksonville Animal Care and Control Center (JACC) and the city's failure thus far to build a new facility as mandated in the 2001 Better Jacksonville Plan, we naturally wanted to speak to someone in charge of that department for comment. In short, we were not allowed to.

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Re: Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2008, 07:53:59 PM »
well - sonofabitch - that sucks!

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Re: Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2008, 08:06:15 PM »
That's a disgrace....there's just no getting around that!

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Re: Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2008, 08:41:39 PM »
This is just but a small sampling of the imperious nature of the administration of a spoiled little brat who grew up with a silver spoon in his mouth and fancies himself as living in a new gilded age of real estate mega-deals.

That sense of presiding over a "benevolent dictatorship" has infiltrated the entire administration, it is an adversarial "us against them" bunker mentality. The residents of the city of Jacksonville could not possibly understand what is best for them, because they do not have a vantage high enough to provide sight of the big picture.

Only a person who derives from such privilege could posses the requisite breadth of knowledge, vision and insight required for such an enormous task.

Unfortunately, as it turns out, he is an empty shell.
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Re: Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008, 09:06:36 PM »
And a city attorney who feels his job is to defend his peers in city hall and not the people of Jacksonville.
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Re: Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2008, 09:34:34 PM »
I'm sure that the city attorney is being kept quite busy. The bumbling misdeeds of the present city administration would tend to enhance his job security.

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Re: Still Hurdles in Accessing Public Information
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2008, 05:54:51 PM »
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Public records belong to you

By Mary Kelli Palka, The Times-Union

Whether you're looking for the records showing whether the contractor you've hired is properly licensed or the names of sexual predators living near your child's bus stop, there are public records that will help you with your search.

But many residents don't know what they have a right to know.

This week is Sunshine Week, when access to public information is put on a spotlight.

http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/032108/met_260147776.shtml