Other mayoral candidates weigh in on whether opposing the cityhood vote will affect the effectiveness of a mayor or council member.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Monday, October 22, 2012
Mayoral candidate behind the city 100 percent.
One mayoral candidate admits that she voted “no” for Brookhaven cityhood during the July 31 election. She is not saying that she’s changed her mind, but Sandy Murray is explaining the reason for her vote. “I wasn’t against making a city,” Murray told Brookhaven Patch. “I was against the rush to make a decision.” Murray said she wanted more of a chance to “study and understand what we were getting into.” Some Brookhaven Patch readers have commented on Murray’s “no” vote: Stan commented on Aug. 15: Sandy Murray worked hard to keep the incorporation referendum from ever being placed on the ballot, then she worked hard to oppose the creation of our City. She also said she wanted to represent our community as State Representative. I find this …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Brookhaven's very first mayoral candidate forum went out without a hitch last night.
Brookhaven's first ever mayoral debate concluded on Wednesday night before 9 p.m. without a single rebuttal. The forum, hosted by the Ashford Park Civic Association and the Drew Valley Civic Association, took place at Ashford Park Elementary at 7 p.m. Wednesday. About 70 people attended the event and about a dozen of them asked questions of the candidates. The three candidates– Larry Danese, J. Max Davis and Sandy Murray–were permitted to offer a rebuttal if another candidate mentioned them by name during a response to any question. However, that never happened and in fact, the candidates often found points on which to agree. "I thought it went really well," said Erica Mymudes, treasurer for the APCA. "I was happy there were no personal …