And those answers are: Yes. Yes. Yes.
Oh, you're not surprised? Well excuuuuse us, Amazing Kreskin. Anyway, the report has a whole slew of very specific instructions (but they're barricaded behind a stupid PDF, argh). Basically, they boil down to: create a single big office for special events instead of a bunch of tiny ones; create useful tools, hire experienced staff, and use private contractors with proven experience; and don't make it so hard to get the paperwork done.
Well, . The one weird thing about the report is that it's very gung-ho about the Mayor's Office overseeing everything. Wait, the who's office? Aren't those the people trying to cancel every holiday on the calendar?yes