Council Votes Not to Suspend Its Rules, Which Means Jasso's New Map Won't Get Look-See
"I am here today, colleagues, only to appeal to you to open the discussion. I did submit a map, but I am open to tweaking in the Oak Cliff areas. I don't think anything more than that needs tweaking. We have an opportunity to make sure more than nine people can support a map with tweaks."
But that was that. Jasso, who wants to move Scott Griggs out of District 1, made the motion to suspend the rules, Monica Alonzo seconded it, and a vote was taken. And Jasso could only find four council members to support her motion: Alonzo, Griggs, Angela Hunt and Sandy Greyson. The rest of the council, including Mayor Mike Rawlings, voted no. (Pauline Medrano, who's out of town on official business, didn't cast a vote.) So, that's that. For now. Not forever.