Ladies and gentlemen, there’s a festering boil on the buttocks of Roanoke’s city government. The bacteria is spreading. It requires precision lancing. This must be dealt with now, lest the infection spread, after which God only knows what will happen.
It is the Mill Mountain Advisory Committee, a bunch of do-gooder citizens who have shown no small measure of concern over the largest and most prominent park within Roanoke City limits.
I am kidding about the MMAC, of course. But it’s no joke that at least once council member wants to get rid of it. Councilman Ray Ferris put the question on the agenda for Monday afternoon’s City Council’s meeting, along with a two-page letter that attempts to explain why.
Allow me to boil down his argument for you.
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