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June 14, 2010
Debate rages over finance board firings
Two of the three Board of Finance members who voted against the budget last month are getting the ax.
Mayor Art Ward said he told the pair, Janet Moylan and Mark Peterson, they would not be reappointed. Their four-year terms end this month.
Though the mayor insisted his decision had nothing to do with their performance, political foes said there’s no way the pair’s desire to see a lower property tax increase didn’t play a big role.
"If it looks like a goat or smells like one, it usually is one," said TJ Barnes, the city’s Republican Party chairman. "The whole thing kind of smells like politics to me. Click here to read the entire story.
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