|Joe Davis (left) and Daryl Hendricks (right)|
Though O'Connell provided the second needed for this legislation to move forward, and called it "absolutely, positively the right thing to do," he cautioned that in the seven weeks that have followed the raid on City hall, there have been no charges filed in Allentown. Julio Guridy also pointed out that no one has been charged, and he wants the FBI to conclude its investigation to remove the "dark cloud hanging over the City."
Guridy failed to note that this investigation may very well end with an indictment or two.
Daryl Hendricks corrected a citizen who misquoted some of his previous remarks to the press, and appeared to support the legislation.
Other Council members were silent.
Vic Mazziotti, who fashioned this bill and proposed it in Lehigh County, arrived fashionably late. I told him to go home because the bill had already been defeated.