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Apr 23

Update. Two council seats can be eliminated over a two-week stretch without any public input.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

I just read the agenda for Thursday’s City Council meeting and there
is NO formal public hearing on the ordinance for a charter amendment.
So I checked the City Charter and sure enough, the language does not
require  public hearings, just first and second readings on the
ordinance.

Citizens can still sign up to speak on the issue as an agenda item,
but this is a travesty. We continue to find deep flaws in our new
charter.

My home computer does not allow me to access my Google group email
lists, so I’ve got to wait until morning back at the office to alert
my contacts, but I thought if you have time that you could inform
everyone.

Thank you!

Diane Mack

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