continued “The city has had no involvement in the content of the proposal,” said Johnson. “Some people may think now the city has officially adopted this as a city sponsored proposal. … It’s inaccurate and we’re here because there has been no precedent and no legal history to guide us in this regard,” said Johnson.
Kane, on the other hand, pointed to the City Council’s May 15vote.
“We have no pride in ownership,” he said.
According to Kane, the referendum could be removed from the ballot if Johnson decides to form a mayoral commission to do so, a move he has not made thus far.