Odds & Ends To The Week
*Dan Schweiker may take another run for the Scottsdale City Council in 2018. All three incumbents – Linda Milhaven, David Smith and Kathy Littlefield – are suggesting they will run too.
*As the Scottsdale City Manager saga turns . . . it appears that new candidates will be interviewed in early December with a decision possible December 8th.
*If lobbyist Jim Norton can find a way to get a massive tax break for a new Arizona Coyotes arena through the Arizona State Legislature Trump should immediately send him to the West Bank to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
*In an interview this week with John Gambadoro, the biggest radio voice in Arizona sports, Coyotes’ Minority Owner Anthony LeBlanc said he didn’t want a public vote. Gee, wonder why?
*Phoenix City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela is not shying away from rumored mayoral aspirations and could assemble an interesting campaign coalition.
*Speaking of mayoral aspirations count Mary Hamway, Paul Dembow and Mark Stanton among the leading contenders to succeed current Paradise Valley Mayor Michael Collins in 2018.
*Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has put together a very impressive host committee list for his first major fundraiser toward his 2018 re-election campaign.