THE possibility that Mayor Bloomberg will support an extension of term limits is going to provide him with a stronger hand than ever in his future dealings with the City Council.
"They'll give him anything to get term limits changed," one council insider said.
On Mike's Terms
It's a nice position for a lame-duck mayor who has important initiatives coming up for legislative approval.
Topping the list is the rezoning of Willets Point, a $3 billion project to create a gleaming minicity out of acres of dilapidated industrial and commercial space near Shea Stadium.
But 32 of 51 council members, siding with business owners who don't want to move, have warned that they won't go along without significant changes.
The buzz among the New York delegation at the Democratic convention in Denver was that there could be a trade: term limits for Willets Point.