Mayor Daley presided over his last City Council meeting pretty much the same way he presided over the others for 22 years.
You’ve read plenty in these pages about the hazards of turning over roads,
airports, and parking meters to private companies. But when privatization
is done right, argues advocate John Schmidt, it can be an ideal partnership.
It gets heated around the 11-minute mark.
Citing reporting by the Reader, five aldermen call for hearings into how the city’s parking meter lease deal went down.
Mayor Daley says the privatization of parking meters is good for the city–why do so many questions remain about how the deal went down?