City’s growth under the microscope

Hotel development a campaign issue

With three candidates vying for two City Council seats, Fred Gaines, 56, doesn’t take reelection for granted even though he has the advantage of incumbency.
“I think you have to respect the voters and not think you’re entitled. We’re going to have a full campaign,” said the attorney whose firm specializes in land use, zoning and environmental law. Gaines said the most important thing a council member should do at meetings is listen and pay attention.

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