"...In order to make this thing fly, a portion of the state constitution must be repealed specifically as it applies to Greensboro, basically putting an asterisk on it.
...developer Roy Carroll has been making noise about the perceived business-friendliness of current council almost since it was seated, usually in the pages of the propaganda sheet he bought, possibly expressly for this purpose.
The Rhino Times didn’t begin floating this story until November 2013, by which time the caper was well underway.
The gloating that’s coming from that quarter is unseemly — it’s not a scoop if it’s a scheme and you’re in on it. And it’s possibly premature.
Though the law doesn’t require city council to be on board, it won’t pass without the support of the county legislative delegation, none of whom has signed on as of yet.
They’ll be meeting with the public on Thursday night, 7 p.m. in council chambers at Melvin Municipal. This may be the only chance they will get to hear directly from the people."
Trudy Wade's District 4 = 26% of those who voted in Greensboro's 2013 election
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