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  1. West Fork Council Meeting Recap: December 2012

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    December 15, 2012 by wcobserver

    West Fork Council Meeting Recap: December 2012 By Steve Winkler Council Considers Initiative West Fork city officials finally confronted the 500 pound gorilla in the room; the Water and Sewer Initiative.  That initiative which called for dissolving the current autonomous water and sewer commission and establishing a water department that would operate under direct oversight by the elected city government was approved by a two thirds majority of the voters in the November 6 General Election.  Uncertainty ensued because an attachment containing specific details of a new ordinance was not included with the petition to place the initiative on the ballot. The council would need to draft and approve an appropriate ordinance in order to comply with the voters’ wishes.

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  2. Mayor, Clerk-elect Support Water/Sewer Change

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    December 10, 2012 by wcobserver

    At the November General Election, West Fork voters approved by a 67 percent margin an initiative to dissolve the current autonomous water and sewer commission and establish a water department under city control. A draft ordinance will be presented at the council meeting Tuesday, December 11. The meeting will be at 6:30 in the City Administration Building. Mayor Frances Hime and City Clerk-Elect Marsha Hungate have both publicly expressed their support of the ordinance. Below, are their statements.

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