Shipping containers bring council to an impasse
No simple solution for temporary storage request
October 10, 2019
A request that seemed like business as usual proved too knotty to unpick at last week’s meeting of the Sundance City Council. The question of whether or not to grant Council Member Joe Wilson a variance to temporarily site a shipping container on residential property evolved into a discussion of fairness, precedence and correct procedure.
Because the agenda item concerned a variance requested by Wilson, Mayor Paul Brooks asked him to vacate the chair and present his case at the podium.
“We are getting ready to have an auction to sell all the old Line Company equipment out there,” Wils...