Monday, October 19, 2015

Meet the geezers of the Des Moines City Council

Photo credits:  City of Des Moines

Forum targets age gap between youth and City Council.  (Des Moines Register, 10/18/2015)
Today, the average age among Des Moines’ sitting council members is 62.4. And four of the seven elected officials have served more than 10 years, or at least three terms.
The 7th official is Mayor T. M. Franklin Cownie.

Des Moines Social Club. Give a Damn About Local Elections.

Not the first time people have asked us to 'give a damn'.

 "Give a Damn campaign' video.

Fewer rattraps, mainly due to redevelopment and gentrification, but nothing to take their place.

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