RECAP: September 2018

There was a diverse array of topics covered in September’s council meetings, the likes of which were new to us: a mayor who felt taken advantage of by the county. An expulsion for a sexual harasser. An entire meeting canceled under suspicious circumstances. If you haven’t followed the entire events of September, pick a place to start and dive in!

We chronicled:

3 council meetings

In 3 states

With a combined population of


We saw

400 photographs of historic buildings

1 commenter befuddled by the microphone

10 city council selfies appraised by an expert

4 podcast interviews, including the council president with an unusual oath of office and the council member whose ordinance scared off half the council

2 local heroines get recognized

And as we roll on into October, please take a moment to pause and thank these folks for taking care of business:


Northville, Michigan city council


Oskaloosa, Iowa city council


Van Buren, Arkansas city council