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Second time not a charm

Council again votes down term limits

The Great Bend City Council discusses term limits again Monday night. A revised charter ordinance setting limits failed.

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 Monday night, the Great Bend City Council again voted on a charter ordinance setting term limits for council members and for the mayor. Again, it failed to pass.

When the council met April 2, it discussed the charter ordinance that would limit governing body members to only three consecutive terms. This came at the request of Councilman Brock McPherson.

However, during the discussion of the ordinance, Councilman Cory Urban suggested the number of terms be changed to four. At the time, McPherson refused to budge, and the change failed to garner the required two-thirds votes from the council (six of ...


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