Saturday, June 10, 2006

Forms of Government

Several years ago a proposal was made to change our Mayor/Council form of government to a 3 person Commission. Change is a fearful thing, so it quietly died.

Looking over the Town, it seems to take an extraordinary percentage of people to occupy all the various positions, and due to numbers, it’s often been difficult to fill them. While more may be better it also dilutes and often complicates the process. For example, over the years with each change of administration after the elections every two years, it is difficult to know who’s responsible over what, if a problem arises for citizens. Click here to read more

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