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WCAX-TV Vermont
Did mayor violate Rutland city charter?of Rutland over whether the mayor acted within his authority in working with th
Did mayor violate Rutland city charter?
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 9 hours ago
of Rutland over whether the mayor acted within his authority in working with the refugee resettlement program. The city's Board of Aldermen sat down with the city attorney this week and discussed getting an official legal opinion on whether Mayor... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Lynn Spruill: With parks' plan, city needs to go more than half-wayTwo of the best decisions made during this term of the Board of Aldermen had to
Lynn Spruill: With parks' plan, city needs to go more than half-way
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
Two of the best decisions made during this term of the Board of Aldermen had to do with the city's parks. The results of one of those decisions was completed and adopted this week. It was a master plan prepared by a consulting group hired to look at... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Natchez applies for grant to save local landmarkstate funding to repair the city-owned Angelety House. The Natchez Democrat re
Natchez applies for grant to save local landmark
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 hours ago
state funding to repair the city-owned Angelety House. The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2aBhIJ4) the Natchez Board of Aldermen approved Community Development Director James Johnston's request to submit an application for grant funding... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Natchez applies for grant to save local landmarkstate funding to repair the city-owned Angelety House. The Natchez Democrat re
Natchez applies for grant to save local landmark
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 19 hours ago
state funding to repair the city-owned Angelety House. The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2aBhIJ4) the Natchez Board of Aldermen approved Community Development Director James Johnston's request to submit an application for grant funding... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Seeking reconciliationWe offer our support and encouragement so that we may continue on this positive
Seeking reconciliation
Rutland Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
We offer our support and encouragement so that we may continue on this positive path. � We urge community leaders, the Board of Aldermen and the mayor to conclude the discussion on resettlement in a manner that results in community... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Fulton officials approve Underground Railroad marker– Two-wheeled travelers will soon be acquainted with the role Fulton played in
Fulton officials approve Underground Railroad marker
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
– Two-wheeled travelers will soon be acquainted with the role Fulton played in quietly helping free slaves. The city’s board of aldermen approved, last week, the posting of a 2×6 sign marking the Fulton leg of the Underground Railroad Bicycle... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Healing the dividecommunity, will continue unabated. And that is a division that we must commit o
Healing the divide
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
community, will continue unabated. And that is a division that we must commit ourselves to move past. The minutes of the Board of Aldermen meeting of May 2 state: �Mayor Louras then presented his reasons for how he should have come to the Board... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Refugee advisory panel seen as positiveoutcomes-oriented individuals who possess a healthy skepticism of the initiativ
Refugee advisory panel seen as positive
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
outcomes-oriented individuals who possess a healthy skepticism of the initiative,� Louras said in an email sent to the Board of Aldermen and the media. �I�m glad that he is becoming more realistic, but I think the board is already in that... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Rutland mayor to create cabinet for refugee resettlementthat he had sought out refugee program officials to convince them to choose Rut
Rutland mayor to create cabinet for refugee resettlement
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
that he had sought out refugee program officials to convince them to choose Rutland as a resettlement site. The city's Board of Aldermen voted last week to launch an investigation into whether Louras broke any laws when he proposed the Vermont... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mantachie officials: Police body cameras protect everyonethe local police department with body cameras, Mantachie officials are pleased
Mantachie officials: Police body cameras protect everyone
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
the local police department with body cameras, Mantachie officials are pleased with the results. Last week, the town’s board of aldermen applauded both the Mantachie Police Department’s policy of using the cameras and the success of... Read more
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WCBI Columbus
First Annual Aberdeen Bull Dawg Festivalin so it’s definitely increasing my sales today.” A lot of planning is behind
First Annual Aberdeen Bull Dawg Festival
WCBI Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
in so it’s definitely increasing my sales today.” A lot of planning is behind the first Bull Dawg Festival.The Aberdeen Board of Aldermen approved a grant to help make this event happen. Alderman Lady Garth of Ward 2 says,”It’s the brain child... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Search is on for missing boat on Lake Champlainaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Search is on for missing boat on Lake Champlain
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Power Outages throughout the regionaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Power Outages throughout the region
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 6 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Mayor seeks to pay more into city pensions The Board of Aldermen has endorsed a major jump in city pension funding. The
Mayor seeks to pay more into city pensions
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The Board of Aldermen has endorsed a major jump in city pension funding. The board voted unanimously this week to call on the mayor to build higher contributions into the budget, bringing the city�s total... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Bennington women accused of driving drunk with child in caraldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Bennington women accused of driving drunk with child in car
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Rainbow family officially leaves Mount Taboraldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Rainbow family officially leaves Mount Tabor
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Tractor-trailer fire slows traffic on I-89aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Tractor-trailer fire slows traffic on I-89
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New flight options at Plattsburgh airportaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
New flight options at Plattsburgh airport
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
UVM study puts price tag on poor water quality in Lake Champlainaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
UVM study puts price tag on poor water quality in Lake Champlain
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Leaked DNC emails mock Sanders campaignaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Leaked DNC emails mock Sanders campaign
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
How Vt. generosity helped a NH family get homealdermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
How Vt. generosity helped a NH family get home
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Do Vermont landlords need more protection?aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Do Vermont landlords need more protection?
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Swanton man caught traveling 100 mphaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Swanton man caught traveling 100 mph
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
New Bern cracking down on cleaning upstudy by Keep America Beautiful, says individuals are more likely to litter in
New Bern cracking down on cleaning up
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 7 days ago
study by Keep America Beautiful, says individuals are more likely to litter in areas that are already littered. New Bern’s Board of Aldermen has been a strong advocate for cleaning up the city to discourage that mentality. The board passed a solid... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
10 charged with letting drug dealers use their homesaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
10 charged with letting drug dealers use their homes
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Swanton man caught travelling 100 mphaldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe m
Swanton man caught travelling 100 mph
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Rutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposalRUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investig
Rutland aldermen vote to probe mayor's refugee proposal
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Rutland's Board of Aldermen has voted to launch an investigation into whether Mayor Christopher Louras broke any laws when he proposed that the Vermont city become a refugee resettlement site. The Rutland Herald reports the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Natchez planning commission delays action on billboardsdouble-decker boards and enforcing site-specific placement regulations. The te
Natchez planning commission delays action on billboards
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
double-decker boards and enforcing site-specific placement regulations. The text amendment came at the request of the board of aldermen, which placed a moratorium on all new billboard applications in April and asked Giani to prepare a... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Natchez planning commission delays action on billboardsdouble-decker boards and enforcing site-specific placement regulations. The te
Natchez planning commission delays action on billboards
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
double-decker boards and enforcing site-specific placement regulations. The text amendment came at the request of the board of aldermen, which placed a moratorium on all new billboard applications in April and asked Giani to prepare a... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
St. Louis leaders fail to approve contract for new homeless shelter"The 'right thing' would have been for the Mayor's office to allow for public e
St. Louis leaders fail to approve contract for new homeless shelter
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
"The 'right thing' would have been for the Mayor's office to allow for public engagement on a project like this. The Board of Aldermen is now in the process of doing that." Shepard said Reed wants to wait for that process to play out,... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
New mural to come to Carrboroof murals in North Carolina since the 1980s, and presented the project to the C
New mural to come to Carrboro
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 9 days ago
of murals in North Carolina since the 1980s, and presented the project to the Carrboro Arts Committee and the Carrboro Board of Aldermen, both of which were overwhelmingly supportive, he said. Students at Mary Scroggs Elementary School and... Read more
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The Cass County Democrat Missourian
Parks department to seek funds for new amenitiesrespondents answered in favor of such a tax extension. The department recently
Parks department to seek funds for new amenities
The Cass County Democrat Missourian / Posted 9 days ago
respondents answered in favor of such a tax extension. The department recently received approval from the Harrisonville Board of Aldermen to spend about $3,000 for educational materials to inform the public of the coming vote, which could come... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Plans for New Bern City Market/Workforce Training complex move forwardreceive grant funding to move forward. However, aldermen Dallas Blackiston and
Plans for New Bern City Market/Workforce Training complex move forward
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 9 days ago
receive grant funding to move forward. However, aldermen Dallas Blackiston and E.T. Mitchell expressed concerns during a Board of Aldermen work session Tuesday about a new proposal that could create more traffic on Rhem and Second streets. Cindy... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mercedes-Benz of Jackson relocates to Ridgelandof 2017. The site is north of the former Fitness Lady fitness center and south
Mercedes-Benz of Jackson relocates to Ridgeland
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
of 2017. The site is north of the former Fitness Lady fitness center and south of Wilson Premier Hyundai. The Ridgeland Board of Aldermen on Tuesday night approved the dealership’s plan for the site, clearing the way for the company to break... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Crissey offering Cotton District space for Bulldog Bash'No way if I can help out.'" A final decision on the bash's location could be
Crissey offering Cotton District space for Bulldog Bash
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
'No way if I can help out.'" A final decision on the bash's location could be announced late this week or by Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting. That decision rests with Raven-led MSUSA, which uses a portion of Starkville's 2 percent food and... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Saltillo churches support local policesaving lives, for being there and protecting their homes. A few even had a Bibl
Saltillo churches support local police
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
saving lives, for being there and protecting their homes. A few even had a Bible verse.” Tuesday evening at the Saltillo Board of Aldermen meeting, Faith Baptist Church pastor Phil Ellis presented the department with 15 Bibles, one for each... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Vidalia to seek $3.5 million in creditVIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia Board of Aldermen has voted to seek a line of c
Vidalia to seek $3.5 million in credit
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
VIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia Board of Aldermen has voted to seek a line of credit to borrow up to $3.5 million to keep the town's government operating. Mayor Buz Craft tells The Natchez Democrat (http://bit.ly/29TaFaH) the town would go before... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Vidalia to seek $3.5 million in creditVIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia Board of Aldermen has voted to seek a line of c
Vidalia to seek $3.5 million in credit
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
VIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia Board of Aldermen has voted to seek a line of credit to borrow up to $3.5 million to keep the town's government operating. Mayor Buz Craft tells The Natchez Democrat (http://bit.ly/29TaFaH) the town would go before... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Standing up for everyday citizensresident, registered voter and taxpayer. Kudos to Rutland First for standing up
Standing up for everyday citizens
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
resident, registered voter and taxpayer. Kudos to Rutland First for standing up for everyday citizens like me and to the Board of Aldermen for asserting their authority as our representatives by sending the letter. Rutland First is concerned... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Department of Corrections terminates RUN contractits contracts with Rutland United Neighborhoods, according to Mayor Christopher
Department of Corrections terminates RUN contract
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
its contracts with Rutland United Neighborhoods, according to Mayor Christopher Louras. Louras wrote in an email to the Board of Aldermen earlier today that he had been notified by the state of the impending termination. RUN provides services to... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hinyub tapped as interim Gretna City Councilwho will remain in office until the end of June. Hinyub twice ran for the Gret
Hinyub tapped as interim Gretna City Council
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
who will remain in office until the end of June. Hinyub twice ran for the Gretna council in the 1990s - then called the board of aldermen - but lost each time to the late Sammy Marchese. Information from: The New Orleans Advocate,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Crissey offering Cotton District space for Bulldog Bash'No way if I can help out.'" A final decision on the bash's location could be
Crissey offering Cotton District space for Bulldog Bash
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
'No way if I can help out.'" A final decision on the bash's location could be announced late this week or by Tuesday's board of aldermen meeting. That decision rests with MSUSA, which uses a portion of Starkville's 2 percent food and beverage... Read more
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Rutland Herald
City board sets new tax rateThe Board of Aldermen set the tax rate Monday while deferring a discussion on h
City board sets new tax rate
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Board of Aldermen set the tax rate Monday while deferring a discussion on how best to use last year�s surplus. The board voted unanimously to set the municipal tax rate at roughly $1.52 per $100 of assessed property value, down from roughly... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Vidalia to discuss borrowing money to keep city operatingVIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia mayor and board of aldermen will meet this week
Vidalia to discuss borrowing money to keep city operating
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 11 days ago
VIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia mayor and board of aldermen will meet this week to discuss the possibility of borrowing money to keep the city government operating. Mayor Buz Craft said the 5 p.m. Tuesday meeting will be to consider getting... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Vidalia to discuss borrowing money to keep city operatingVIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia mayor and board of aldermen will meet this week
Vidalia to discuss borrowing money to keep city operating
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
VIDALIA, La. (AP) - The Vidalia mayor and board of aldermen will meet this week to discuss the possibility of borrowing money to keep the city government operating. Mayor Buz Craft said the 5 p.m. Tuesday meeting will be to consider getting... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Crossing the Line: Jessica Chambers, Greg Davis and municipal certificationthe social and fiscal impacts of HB 1523, I have decided not to appeal the... h
Crossing the Line: Jessica Chambers, Greg Davis and municipal certification
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 11 days ago
the social and fiscal impacts of HB 1523, I have decided not to appeal the... https://t.co/VSL9lblpwP MML CERTIFICATION Board of Aldermen members in two DeSoto cities have earned certification from the Mississippi Municipal League's Certified... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Vidalia to discuss borrowing money to keep city government operatingVIDALIA — The Vidalia mayor and board of aldermen will meet this week to discus
Vidalia to discuss borrowing money to keep city government operating
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
VIDALIA — The Vidalia mayor and board of aldermen will meet this week to discuss the possibility of borrowing money to keep the city government operating. Mayor Buz Craft said the 5 p.m. Tuesday meeting will be to consider getting permission to go... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Top Germantown leaders benefit from generous insurance policiesthe constant lies and cover-ups to keep his transgressions secret not just from
Top Germantown leaders benefit from generous insurance policies
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
the constant lies and cover-ups to keep his transgressions secret not just from the public, but from the Germantown Board of Aldermen--Lawton's hubris and insubordination are stunning. How long will it take until Lawton is forced out of... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Questions about tuberculosisrisk versus benefit for any course of medical treatment. It is in the spirit of
Questions about tuberculosis
Rutland Herald / Posted 13 days ago
risk versus benefit for any course of medical treatment. It is in the spirit of this obligation that I addressed the Board of Aldermen, and the public, on July 5. So far, only the benefits of a refugee resettlement program have been seriously... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Mayor’s power rests in charterout seems to have invested the mayor�s office with definitive authority and ass
Mayor’s power rests in charter
Rutland Herald / Posted 14 days ago
out seems to have invested the mayor�s office with definitive authority and assigned a diminutive role for the Rutland City Board of Aldermen. Or it may be the case that over time our mayors simply stretched their authority and executive imperative... Read more
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