# City government
Aurora council argues about proposal to make meetings more civil
(Aurora, Colo.) A discussion on proposed new rules for Aurora City Council decorum quickly disintegrated into an argument Monday. Mayor Mike Coffman proposed the new rules during the City Council study session. He said Colorado and Congress have decorum rules prohibiting "personal attacks."
City of Fort Worth Manager pay exceeds $361,527, and he is working on two enormous projects
The City of Fort Worth City Manager David Craig Cooke’s annual pay broke $361,527 this fiscal year, according to city documents obtained by GovSalaries.com. That means he makes nearly $173 an hour, and he is out-earning his Austin and Arlington counterparts, an analysis shows.
The City of Houston will pay $16,556,385.00 to buy diagnostic systems from one company
The city of Houston is about to spend $16,556,385.00 to buy diagnostic systems, detection assays, and instrumentation from Gen-Probe Sales & Service, Inc. The Houston Health Department Director and the Chief Procurement Officer believe that Gen-Probe Sales & Service, Inc. is the only provider for these products. So, The City of Houston doesn't have to go through its traditional bidding process as specified by Texas Administrative Code.