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Palestine clock still ticking

June 2, 2013

EAST PALESTINE — For the first time since February, Village Council this past week discussed what to do with the electric fun....

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Jun-02-13 12:12 PM

To STofit - In Ohio a community has two choices: It can have a manager or it can have an elected mayor, either a charter form of government or a traditional mayor/council form of government. There is no provision under Ohio law allowing an elected 3-person panel to run a town.

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Jun-02-13 7:34 AM

Years ago the residents voted for a charter government because there was a "good ole boy" network running the town. It worked for a while, but now we have the additional expense of a city manager, and quite frankly, can anyone see any improvements made since the charter was put in place? Abolish the charter and elect a 3 person panel of commissioners to run the city and require them to be re-elected every 2 years with a 4 year maximum term.

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