Letter to the editor: Avoid wasting money

Posted 11/10/20

Avoid wasting money There appears to be some conflict with the current Parker Town Council on how to fill a vacancy. I agree with some that did not want to have the position appointed. Let voters …

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Letter to the editor: Avoid wasting money

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Avoid wasting money

There appears to be some conflict with the current Parker Town Council on how to fill a vacancy. I agree with some that did not want to have the position appointed. Let voters decide. I also don't agree with those who want to call a special election. With the potential of having two open seats and being at the end of having voters decide who should fill the current three seats, why not save the $50,000 for a special election and have the top four candidates who receive the highest votes and possibly five if one of the sitting members wins the mayor's race to fill all vacancies?

These candidates have stepped up to serve and spent countless time and money to win a seat only to possibly have same people who did not secure one of the three seats available to do it again for a special election. I do not know if municipal code allows for variances in this situation but feel adjustments to save money during a time when money is scarce for towns is common sense.

Dave Usechek

Parker

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