Even though everyone might not agree, I think it is great to see city managers interacting with Occupy protesters. There should be a conversation, like what happened in Lynchburg, Virginia:
Payne said he applauded anyone who took an interest in civic issues and got involved.
“One thing that is frustrating to city officials is more people aren’t involved,” he said. “… We are big on community engagement. If someone wants to get involved, we want to support that.”
Manning said the demonstrators have been very pleased with the Parks & Recreation Department and most police officers.