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Sitting on municipal council is a task not to be taken lightly

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A municipal election is one of the most important and locally influential votes a person can cast. Not only does a municipal council make decisions regarding the place in which a voter lives, council also is supposed to represent the community it serves, and is supposedly a community’s collective voice to the outside world. Sitting on municipal council is a task not to be taken… Read More »

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