The first ECIP meeting was considered a hit. It was attended by residents from throughout the city and by people with a wide variety of policy focus.
“At the core of this is good government; transparency, trust and integrity,” Wagner said. “All the other issues stem from a lack of a transparent government.” Wagner said the group was solution-oriented, with a goal to create “transparent processes to deal with issues.”
“I think it’s a good idea that we hold City Council accountable,” Collier said. “The council is there to represent the people not the special interests,” Collier said. “I think we need to take the next step as a community.”