Monday, January 12, 2009

Only in Seattle: Part II

Well they at least figured out that it isn't really that big of a deal to put salt in the ocean, but geez, they have to hire a consultant. Doesn't anyone on the city council have a cousin in Spokane or something?

The Seattle City Council will consider hiring an outside consultant to look at the city's response to December's historic snowstorms.

City departments will give the mayor a report Jan. 30, but Councilmember Tom Rasmussen said this morning that an outside party could help city officials figure out what went wrong.

The storms stranded bus riders and left ice and compact snow on many streets for nearly two weeks.

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