Council Hears More Discussion on Proposed Charter Changes

County Contract Attorney Charles ‘Chay’ Rennick speaks on behalf of the Charter Review Committee (CRC) on the continued discussions of the recommendations from the CRC on Charter Article 5 regarding the ability to remove a utilities board member at will. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Contract Attorney Charles ‘Chay’ Rennick continues speaking on behalf of the Charter Review Committee (CRC), which has recommended a provision that allows removal of a utilities board member or manager at will. From left, seated behind Rennick is Department of Public Utilities Manager John Arrowsmith, Utilities Board Chair Glenn Woodwell both speaking against the recommendation and CRC members Harry Ettinger and John Hopkins. Ettinger is telling the Council that because it has the ultimate responsibility over the DPU that it should have the authority to remove someone if the need arises. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Council this evening has five members present in Chambers including, from left, Fran Berting, Michael Wismer, Chair Sharon Stover, Vincent Chiravalle and David Izraelevitz. Councilors Geoff Rodgers and Rick Reiss are participating by telephone as is County Attorney Becky Ahlers from different locations. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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