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Restructuring Vote Postponed by Council

Council will take issue up after the new year

A vote to determine whether to adopt an ordinance eliminating a number of unfilled positions in township government was taken off the agenda of Tuesday night's council meeting.

Council members unanimously favored a motion offered up by Councilman Jim Fozman to remove the item from the agenda.

Fozman said that because of the effects of Superstorm Sandy still taking up much of the council's time, the matter should be put off until after the new year.

The plan, proposed by Mayor Stephen C. Acropolis, is a scaled-back version of a larger restructuring ordinance favored by a number of council members that would have eliminated several positions – including some that were filled – and create three new ones.

That plan passed muster with the township council, but was vetoed by Acropolis, and an override vote failed.

JD November 21, 2012 at 01:12 PM
This is like watching Dumb and Dumber... How much time does is it take to vote on something... about 20 seconds? Eliminate positions that are unfilled... ??? no brainer... wait... isn't that what Dumb and Dumber is about... they don't have brains..
J.JONES November 21, 2012 at 09:24 PM
JD I agree what's to think about...pass it and done move on whats to think about..
Chief Wahoo November 21, 2012 at 10:32 PM
how much has this council Saved the taxpayers, since they were voted in ??? zero , may actually be too high, when adding in the health benefits , they said they would not take !
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