Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Phoenix not serious about 2008

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Looks like Phoenix is really looking towards 2012, and just requested the 2008 Democratic Convention RFP for information purposes only. Scott Phelps of the Office of the Mayor in Phoenix stated in a March 2006 e-mail:

"I think 2012 is more in line with our plans." He added, "I think we almost always ask for RFPs like this. We are the 5th largest city in the country, after all. Even when you are not proposing, seeing what the expectations are, what the requirements are, help you make a thoughtful proposal when you're ready -- as I believe we will be in 2012."
And then there were 10...


DavidNYC said...

Who knew that Phoenix was 5th-largest? I guess it must have just passed Philly. Regardless, though, that's only based on pure city limits. In terms of the size of its metropolitan area, it's not even in the top 12.