It seems that in 2001 the City Clerk decided to revise the standard contract governing the operation of Business Improvement Districts in Los Angeles. This unleashed a fiery holocaust of whining from Downtown Center BID boss-lady Carol Schatz, hitherto-unknown-to-this-blog Toy District boss-lady Anne Wade, and, of course, our heroine, raison d’être incarnate of this very blog, and raison d’écrire of this very blog post, Kerry Morrison, then as now Hollywood Entertainment District boss-lady. This history was brought to light by a fascinating document obtained by our our faithful correspondent on his recent expedition to the City Archives. The document contains a proposed draft of the contract along with detailed comments from the above-mentioned terrible triumvirate of BID-boss-ladies. There are many, many bits worth reading,1 but today we’re commenting on just one:
Continue reading Kerry Morrison in 2001: Investigating Complaints Against BIDs will Destroy the City of Los Angeles! Complainers Should be Forced to Settle Matters with Neighbors Through Discussion! Also HPOA May Take Official Action Against Complainers!!