The Columbian,
Commissioner Randy Leonard's
Beavers in Portland
[A]t least three assenting votes are required to move the proposal forward. “It's getting down to the wire,” Leonard said. “And what it takes is just the will of two more council members to stand up to the raging architects.” He added: “I'm just flummoxed that the council would be persuaded by that lobbying effort. It's the least persuasive lobbying effort I've been subjected to in 20 years of politics.”