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Mayor Wheeler Response to Cary Cadonau's Comments

Press release


Members of the media,

Please see a statement below from Mayor Wheeler in response to comments shared by Cary Cadonau on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

I want to acknowledge and appreciate Mr. Cadonau’s apology. I consider the matter closed.

I’m hopeful that this will be a catalyst for all of us to return to healthy, respectful civic dialogue. Our city and our nation are going through challenging and stressful times, and there is great passion about the need create a different and better future. We must all remember that we have a shared desire for positive change, even if we may disagree about the best ways to go about it. It’s important for all of us to reflect on the need for urgent change, and to remember that respect and safety are the foundation for creating and sustaining it.