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  1. Council Meeting Highlights: One Woman’s Observations


    June 16, 2013 by wcobserver

    Special to the Observer From Michele Allen Winkler In a 6 to 1 vote the West Fork City Council voted to restrict Mayor Frances Hime’s performance of her lawful duties and responsibilities.  Despite the fact that City Attorney Justin Eichmann instructed the Council that they cannot restrict a mayor’s actions in this manner and that the motion is not enforceable, Councilman Charles Rossetti pushed it forward.  As I recall, the Council in August 2010 asked another elected official to resign because they didn’t like how she chose to carry out her duties. At that time City Clerk Susan Cooney, graciously declined and continued to serve admirably.  Oh… and the citizens voted to dissolve the Water and Sewer Commission and make it a department of the city, but the Council voted contrary to the wishes of the electorate …again. Tuesday night’s series of unfortunate events happened in the middle of the Mayor’s proposal to reactivate the Police Commission in the manner outlined by a City Ordinance. To that end she had talked to some folks to see if they would be interested in serving on the commission should a position be available.  Well, other folks felt that they should have been …