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No code = conflict of interest


How many votes should a councilperson have on town issues? This is a question that has come up at town meetings and during the election forums sponsored by the Valley Service Organization.

Most candidates at the forums agreed there is not a problem as long as they vote the same way on the board as they do on the council.

Citizens and town board members don’t always agree.

What has caused concern is the potential for a council member who serves on a board to disagree with a board recommendation and vote against it. The council member then has influence to persuade the council to not accept...

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