The Library of Regress

The new library that no one in Logan asked for, that very few residents are clamoring for and that is being proposed for a location that should be used for retail shopping just will not go away. It’s back! And it just as bewildering to sensible people as ever. I covered this subject a year ago. I thought that this short-sighted idea would fade away with the implausibility of the premise. For the uneducated, allow me to offer a primer. Logan Mayor Craig Petersen last year suggested that Logan City…

Tips on influencing local government

“No individual is so insignificant as to be without influence. The changes in our varying moods are all recorded in the delicate barometers of the lives of others. We should ever let our influence filter through human love and sympathy. We should not be merely an influence,―we should be an inspiration. By our verypresence we should be a tower of strength to the hungering human souls around us.”—William George Jordan, The Majesty of Calmness, 1900 As a member of the city council in my small town I have an opportunity…