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Burgin officials seek common ground

Robert Moore
Herald Staff

“It seems like there’s a lot of yelling. Nobody’s trying to work things through,” Burgin resident James Slonaker said last week. “Why can’t we work together?”

That question hung over yet another contentious meeting of the Burgin City Council last week, which began with an argument over the minutes from previous meetings and ended with an argument over whether to continue funding the city’s police department.

Councilwoman Katrina Sexton objected to the minutes from aspecial meeting held to discuss hiring a new city attorney. Sexton said the minutes did nor reflect a motion to hire an attorney had been started by Councilman Sid Dunn and seconded by Councilman David Caldwell.

Burgin Clerk Michelle Russell, who keeps the minutes, said she hadn’t heard the motion.

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