CAPTIONING.FEBRUARY 20, 2008.BOCC REGULAR MEETING.MORNING SESSION.
The February 20, 2008 meeting of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners included:
- a poem read by James Tokley: "A MODERN MANIFESTO"[photo of Mr. Tokley and the largest poem ever produced and posted in the history of the world above];
- multiple concerns from the disability community about the failure of notification on testing new voting machines;
- MARILYN SMITH on the high cost of communication staff, the sheriff's office treatment of people with disabilities and failure to follow up on grants for affordable housing; and
- a request for support for a proclamation for Confederate memorial day.
The comment period ended with one speaker stating, "You people are scoundrels."
The BOCC transcript is always good rainy day reading.