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Friday, January 31, 2014

Ligonier Borough political stew keeps simmering

St. Clair made the motion for another election because council had just added a new member.
Hoffer asked solicitor George Welty if council could hold another election, and after reviewing the state borough code, Welty confirmed St. Clair's motion was in order.
McDonnell asked if the election could still take place despite the absence of Councilman Pat Scanlon. Welty explained that because there was a quorum at the meeting, the election could occur.
Robert Helterbran seconded the motion, and Bieterman, Matt Smith and St. Clair voted in favor of it. Hoffer and McDonnell dissented.
Mayor Ormond Bellas called for nominations...

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