January 2, 2013 – New council member Patrick Simon and his spouse said they won’t be taking any vacations this year. That’s because Simon and Jenny Crumiller were the two unlucky new council members who pulled a one-year term length out of black top hat at Tuesday’s consolidation celebration at the municipal building on Witherspoon Street. The term length of future council members will be three years, but the terms needed be staggered, according to state law, thus prompting the draw from the hat. The council members drew in order of seniority, which allowed Bernie Miller the first draw and finished with newcomer Simon.
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