Sharon Board rescinds proposed charter amendment

 

The Sharon Board reversed its position concerning a change to the City’s charter, during Monday night’s meeting.
The charter states that, every June, the police chief and city recorder must be rehired for them to remain employed.

However, the charter does not apply to other department heads, who are hired and replaced at the board’s discretion. It is this disparity that generated a hot debate among board members.

Previously, the Board approved amending Section 5 of the city charter so that this requirement would be eliminated and all department heads would be on equal footing.

A motion to leave the charter the way it is passed o
This effectively rescinds the proposed amendment to the charter that was previously submitted to Rep. Holt.
(See compete story in July 12th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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