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Ask not what you can do for your county council…

It’s bad enough that, in Ireland, town and county councillors get very well remunerated for doing what was originally designed to be a voluntary or part-time vocation. 143 more words


County Council Votes Down "In God We Trust"

The motto of the United States, “In God We Trust”, will not be displayed in County Council chambers. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald pledged to veto it, and Allegheny County Council voted 8-6 against it. 87 more words


Homelessness is Profitable for Nonprofits

A recent Gazette news article about a Montgomery County landlord hiring an “enforcer” to evict residents from his properties highlights the need for the county and other states around the country to move to a no-eviction but instead a relocation policy. 625 more words

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Preview of Tomorrow's Monroe County Council Meeting (2014-08-12)

The agenda and packet for tomorrow’s regular meeting of the Monroe County Council is available here:

Following are the highlights of the agenda: 793 more words

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Plans continue for the Worcestershire switch off

A part-night street lighting programme in Worcestershire will continue as planned.

Around 52,000 street lights and 8,000 illuminated road signs are managed by the council. The combination of all this costs the council £2.4 million a year. 208 more words

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Election Recap

Let me review briefly some of the stories of Tuesday’s election.

  • The Clean-Up Crew, an association of candidates organized by local activist David Day that campaigned actively over the summer, went 1 for 5 in contested races, with Mike Reuter winning the nomination for circuit clerk, while Mark Paul lost the county executive race, Jason Jarvis and Charles Groeteke lost House races and Dan McCarthy came in third of five candidates for county council district 7.
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