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4 thoughts on “Super hotels, increased taxes

  1. A fellow member of Asheville City Council wrote this “corruption is written between the lines. When Marc Hunt named Att. Bissette as a co-sponsor of his kick-ff event he sent a loud signal to the development community. Bissette represents more developers before Council than any other lawyer in town. Is that explicityly “corrupt”? No, of courrse not. But it suggests who has influence. McGurie, Wood & Bissette and VanWinkle law firms enjoy running the City of Asheville, to their benefit. Is that corrupt? Depends on your view, I guess. But the voters ought to know, and mostly don’t, where the decisions are being made. ” and this “And if I need to be more explicit look at this Bissette, former mayor. Manheimer(Van Winkle), Veronika Gunter (campaign manager/consultant for Hunt, Simerle, Smith, etc. -Van Winkle), Simerle(campaign strategist for Shuler), etc. and etc.

  2. OneWhoKnows

    I don’t understand the popularity of Marc Hunt. He only appeals to the big time big spenders, it’s obvious. He will not take
    any leadership on several issues, including the restoration of AVL’s leaf vacuuming trucks, nor making the Housing Authority
    more ACCOUNTABLE to the taxpayer citizens of AVL who must endure the side effects of this federal mess in our midst.
    I hope that the citizens who CARE about AVL will cast their votes for Dee Williams, John Miall, and Carl Mumpower for BALANCE !!!

    • NFB

      If Councilman Hunt has Cecil Bothwell AND Carl Mumpower opposing he must be doing something right.

      • OneWhoKnows

        duh, Cecil Bothwell is not running for Council…he wants fatter meat on County Commission…

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