With competing ideas circulating for fixing the city’s financial problems, Mayor Jerry Sanders has shied from the public debate.
What It Means
This November’s election may be the last opportunity for the mayor to leave his stamp on fixing the city’s money troubles — a problem he was elected in 2005 to solve.
The Bigger Picture
The City Council this week will discuss putting a sales tax increase on the November ballot, an idea Sanders first floated. Last week’s death of a toddler in Mira Mesa has cast a pall over that discussion.