2006 Fowler Election Platform – Recorded Votes

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as originally posted on my Election Website

Some of what I’ve had to say in the past

2005/06/14
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 10:59:33 -0400 (EDT)
From: “Gregory Fowler”
Subject: Recorded Votes
To: “Morris, Meagan”

Morris: “Go to a meeting and ask them how they voted.”

One of my long-standing complaints. In this technological age, there is no good reason why every vote of Council is not a recorded vote, and why that information should not be readily accessible on the city web site.


Sincerely,

Mr. Greg Fowler (fowgre@yahoo.ca)
962 Eagle Crescent
London, Ontario; N5Z 3H7
2002/11/21
From: “Gregory Fowler”
Subject: Letter to Editor
To: “LFP Editor”

re “Council comments, grades, don’t add up” (Mary Zelinski; London Free Press “Letters”; 2002/11/21).

I agree that the voting record of council members should be published. It should be available on the city’s web site.

Can somebody tell me, with the advances that have been made in technology, why isn’t every Council vote a recorded vote? And why aren’t the minutes of meetings that are posted on the city’s web site in HTML format, and hyperlinked, so that citizens can easily find the information that they’re interested in? Instead of a proprietary PDF file format that stymies information searches?

Greg Fowler

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