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Posted on 02/13/2008 6:45:14 PM PST by Sub-Driver
Council votes to apologize; resolution aims to squelch mayor vs. Marines flap
Toledo City Council yesterday attempted to quell the controversy surrounding Mayor Carty Finkbeiners order to cancel a Marine Corps warfare training exercise downtown with a unanimous vote of apology.
Without discussion, the 12-member council approved a resolution apologizing to Company A, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the mayors action Friday afternoon.
Mr. Finkbeiner, who has refused to apologize and has defended his decision, yesterday declined to say whether he would sign the resolution or if he believed the controversy would hinder the citys attempt to renew the 0.75 percent income tax on the March 4 ballot.
Katerina Bekyarska, a spokesman for Mr. Finkbeiner, said the mayor had not seen the resolution and has 10 days to consider signing it.
Regarding the effect on the tax renewal, Ms. Bekyarska relayed the mayors comment: Well see on March 5.
People on both sides of the Marine issue testified before a council committee yesterday. Many blasted the mayor, and some even called for his resignation.
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I emailed him and told him he’d be welcome in Berkeley if he ever goes to California, among other things. I got a canned response from his office but it was just a bunch of mush. lol
He has the mind of a child.
The King is a Fink!
He must have recorded it himself.
Carty Finkbeiner...nah...I refuse to be taken in by the Onion or Scrapple again...no way, no how...Carty Finkbeiner...BWAAAHAAAHAAA!!!!
ROTFL! It's too funny to ignore. I propose that "Finkbeiner" be incorporated into FReeper lore, similarly to "Clymer".
Finkbeiner: "A traitorous scumbag busybody local government official".
The Moronic Mayors (Mister Finbeiner and Master Bates).
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