Six of seven next City Council members commit to work with OTOC

OTOC Audience from the front
350 OTOC Delegates filled St. Leo the Great Hall on May 1

At a May 01 Accountability session, six of the the seven winning candidates for City Council made commitments to 350 OTOC leaders. All Candidates were invited, Mayor Stothert  declined and Vinny Palermo had an OPS School Board meeting but has agreed to meet in the future. Our new City Council agreed to work with OTOC leaders on:

  • Improving Housing Code Enforcement in Rental Housing
  • Ending the Commingling of Yard Waste and Garbage
  • Ensuring Omaha Police are free to act as local peace officers, not immigration agents
  • Reigning in the predatory practices of Pay Day Lenders

Candidate Mello and Council membersDraft Final Questions for Candidates–April 30

Final Summary of How Candidates Answered

OTOC’s Questions.pubLeaders Raising Issue of Pay Day Lending






Below are videos and short summaries of how your next Omaha City Council responded to OTOC’s Questions:

Pete Festersen,  City Council District 1

Pete Festersen May 1 short answers

Ben Gray,  City Council District 2

Ben Gray May 1 Short Answers

Chris Jerram,  City Council District 3

Chris Jerram May 1 short answers

Rich Pahls, City Council District 5    Council Member Melton speaking

Brinker Harding,  City Council District 6

Brinker Harding May 1 short answers

Aimee Melton,  City Council  District 7

Aimee Melton May 1 short answers


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