- Press Representative: Oliver Powell
- In favor of opening Northside Nature Preserve for sale to developers
- 05-MAY-05 - Began a six week sabbatical whilst receiving treatment for leukemia
- Prognosis is thought to be excellent
- 16-JUN-05 (presumed) - returned to work.
- 23-AUG-05 - Councilman Roy Yolen whimsically suggests tearing down all of Old Town.
- This poorly thought out statement raises quite a furor.
- Later apologized, saying it was "an ill-considered expression of frustration"
- Voted (as did the rest of the council) to ban the Viard album The Silver City
- Added: the ban could be lifted, if Hesh Records were to simply inform the public of all data regarding the controversial album.
- Is concerned with the huge popularity of Earth-based goods.
- Has announced he will retire from public office, at the end of his current term.
|Yolen Endorses Nobody
Retiring City Council Member Roy Yolen has continued to refuse to endorse any of the contenders for his district's seat. The silence is highly unusual, with only a few months to go before the elections are held, and some analysts are saying that it is a particular snub at Douglass Finlay, who is seeking the City Council Leader spot through Yolen's district.
- Perplex City Sentinel
- article, 21-MAR-05 "City Opens Northside" link
- article, 20-APR-05 "Dev in Northside Supported, Poll Finds" link
- More news in brief, 05.05.05 "Councilor Takes Sabbatical"
- article, 25-AUG-05 "Councilman Gaffe Brews Storm" link
- article, 27-OCT-05 "Council Rules: Viard Album Banned for Sale in Perplex City" link
- article, 21-NOV-05 "Demand for Earth Goods Shakes Economy, Report Says" link
- article, 12-DEC-05 "Council Member Roy Yolen to Retire After Term Complete" link
- more news in brief, 27-JUL-06 "Yolen Endorses Nobody"
| Perplex City Council
LEADER: Nathan Earlywine