In case you missed it in the The Tennessean yesterday, Mayor Barry has had the mayor's office remodeled. I know everything wears out and furniture has to be reupholstered, cleaned or replaced from time to time, and ever so often things need a new coat of paint. Now, I don't want the mayor's office to look shabby. When out of town business people or dignitaries visit our city, I don't want the mayor to feel embarrassed, but $1,300,000.00! That is lot of nice carpet, and new lamps! How many units of affordable housing could that have bought? From what I see in the pictures, I don't even like it.
Furniture is contemporary. Lighting is brighter. And offices of aides now have sliding glass doors that let visitors walking through see government in action.
In a facelift billed as a shift to a "more modern, open and transparent working environment,.....(link)