DavidK over at Refuse the Juice wrote Let’s look at it this way the other day.
He pointed out that rules and protocol were broken when the city manager and a city representative circumvented city council and arranged to have speed humps installed in front of a local high school.
The safety of children was put before the process and rules for obtaining a traffic-calming device for a street.
His point here was that the children were in danger because of heavy traffic traveling too fast and that getting the problem solved even without going through the process was the right thing to do.
I have to disagree and ask the age old question “does the end justify the means”?
We have a dysfunctional city government. Bypassing the established rules instead of fixing the dysfunction will only make the problem worse in the long run.
We deserve better