The virtual meeting of the Albany City Council Wednesday night was about to end without anything noteworthy taking place. But then Councilman Rich Kellum brought up the recent riots in Seattle and then Portland.
Anyone else think conducting local government meetings “virtually” has been allowed long enough? Sitting through one of these online sessions is more taxing than you might think, and there are other problems as well.
Albany Councilman Rich Kellum wishes the media more often reported details about the corona crisis in addition to the daily toll of added cases and deaths. And there is more to report, all of it readily available in the data the Oregon Health Authority publishes online.