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Charter commission looks at city council vacancy process

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BEMIDJI — The city’s charter commission wants to change the procedure for filling vacancies on the Bemidji City Council.

The commission discussed amending the charter to trigger a special election if a council vacancy is declared 181 days or more before a general election. If there were 180 days or less left in the term, however, a councilor would be appointed.


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John Hageman
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