During meetings OIT and Mayor's Office staffers, they mentioned that an open data proclamation was on the mayor's desk for review, but had stalled. We weren't sure what to do next.
Fast forward to the hackathon, where Mayor Nutter made a surprise appearance. He toured each working group, got demos, and excitedly asked his Director of Communications: "People just... sit there and make things?"
Mayor: "How do we get more of that?"
Director: "Well, there's a proclamation on your desk."
Mayor: "Oh, is that what that is? I'll read that now."