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March 2015 Online Edition
 

PROFILE ONLINE: Check out our flipbook

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LETTERS:
New garage
stirs debate
on S. Pearl

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BUSINESS: 
Chowder Room
brings tasty
seafood to
S. Broadway

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PEOPLE:
Barela drives
change on
Santa Fe Dr.
and beyond

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READER'S PEN: 
Farming and 
the overuse
of precious
resources

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REP VIEW: 
Your vote 
counts in City 
Council Election

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Council Election Brings Chance For Neighborhoods To Be Heard | Print |  E-mail

by Cindy Johnstone,
Vice President, Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation

On May 5, 2015, new City Council representatives will be elected to serve for a four-year term. Their decisions will directly affect you, your family, your neighborhood and your city. New district council members are expected to represent those who live within their district; at-large members represent the entire city. City Council makes laws, budgets city money, and has authority to investigate city agencies and employees. This means your vote for a City Council representative has a direct impact for you and for where you live. Local elected officials are the closest we get to representative government within the large voting pyramid of representation in city, state and federal governments. 

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