Table tabled in debate
Ed Slavin, a frequent speaker at City commission meetings, urged "table the table," and commissioners did just that Monday after discussing commission room designs - and costs.
The existing table has been on loan from Lightner Museum since 1972, and will be moved to the museum's new board room. A replacement table was estimated at $8,500, and room redesigns including a raised platform for commissioners, $20,000 to $25,000.
Facing uncertainty in fundraising for the 450th commemoration, and a smaller city budget for next year, commissioners decided not to tackle the table at this time.