Council is undergoing major reorganization as incoming president Darrell Clarke prepares for the largest number of new members since 1992. Some members, like Bill Greenlee, have secured the offices of their dreams; others got whatever was left. Some insiders say that those who supported Clarke in his presidential bid got first dibs. It's Council tradition, they say.
Read the story here. Below are details that did not make it into the paper, like what offices other incoming members are getting and a bit about what other Council presidents have done.
In the past, presidents have varied in how they assigned new office space –some used it as political leverage.ci
“Every council president has their own personality and their own way of dealing with these issues,” said retiring Councilman Frank DiCicco. “John [Street] was much more political about making those decisions. I don’t believe [Anna Verna] ever used her position, at least when it came to office space as any wedge or leverage to get something that she thought was important in terms of legislation for herself, I don’t believe she ever used it.”