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Letter: A political power grab

A political power grab

Basaltines,

Do we really need career politicians in Basalt?

The question on the April 1 ballot seeks to extend the term limits from eight years to a possible 16 years for a combined council and mayor term. This is an unfortunate and embarrassing power grab by the mayor to do an end run around the existing rules.

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Basalt needs fresh blood to solve its problems … not a continuation of those who got us to this point in the first place.

What happened to small-town character?  Please, just vote “no.”

Dick Carter

Basalt


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