VIDEO: Bob McDavid answers 11 questions
Sunday, March 14, 2010 | 6:00 p.m. CDT;
updated 10:13 a.m. CDT, Thursday, March 25, 2010
Bob McDavid, candidate for Columbia mayor,
answers 11 questions in the videos below, each on an issue facing the
Watch McDavid's opponents answer the same questions (Sal Nuccio declined to participate):
Bob McDavid answers: What do you think are the most important issues related to transportation in Columbia?
Bob McDavid answers: How would you rate city government in terms of transparency, and what, if anything, would you do to improve it?
Bob McDavid answers: What do you think the primary goals of the city's new sustainability director should be?
Bob McDavid answers: Columbia's population now exceeds 100,000, and ward boundaries will have to be redrawn after the 2010 census. Do you believe the city should add more wards and council members?
Bob McDavid answers: Would you vote to put a renewal of the city's sales tax for parks on the November ballot?
Bob McDavid answers: What are your thoughts on comprehensive growth management planning now under way?
Bob McDavid answers: What incentives, if any, should the city offer to bring in new businesses?
Bob McDavid answers: Do you support the ballot issue calling for the city to place security cameras downtown?
Bob McDavid answers: Is crime a problem in Columbia? If so, what do you believe to be the best way to curb crime in the city?
Bob McDavid answers: Should the city be looking at new sources of revenue in tight economic times? If so, what are the best options?
Bob McDavid answers: There's been quite a bit of debate on the balance of power between the City Council and city manager. Do you think council members should have more input in executive decisions?
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