Charter Amendments Debate Tonight

There’s a debate tonight at St. Edward’s on the charter amendments that’ll be on the May ballot: Open Government Online and Save Our Springs

Here’s the info:


Thursday, April 13 2006, 6:30-8:30pm (doors at 6:00)


St. Edward’s Campus: Jones Auditorium in the Ragsdale Center–the debate will be in Room 100, on the west side of the bottom floor (Ragsdale is the long building in the middle of campus). Free parking for event. Campus Maps at their website.


Speaking In Support:
Bill Bunch, Executive Director of Save Our Springs Alliance
Glen Maxey, former State Representative and Clean Austin Campaign Director

Speaking In Opposition:
Gus Garcia, former Mayor
Daryl Slusher, works for Austin Energy and former City Council member

Presenting the most passionate, informed, and open discourse on these crucial issues, Thursday’s forum is designed to thoroughly expose, educate, and involve the public in the “Open Government Online” and “Save Our Springs” debates.

For background, here’s the Chronicle’s take and the controversy over the language to be included on the ballot, which was resolved last week.

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