Now those could be good things to do, but CPR? Sounds more like cosmetic surgery to me.
Lengthen the term of the councilors to four years, stagger their elections so they are not the same year as the mayor, and possibly limit terms for Council and Mayor to 12 years.
An editorial in Today's Globe correctly notices that action is needed "to end the inertia that afflicts all the elected offices of city government." It proposes:
Posted by Harry Mattison on 11/08/2007 03:34:00 PM