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Proposal would extend mayoral term to 2 years

Original post made on Oct 13, 2009

Under a proposal being discussed by the Council Procedures Committee at 3:30 p.m. today in City Hall, the selection of a mayor in Mountain View could become a biennial event that would exclude some council members from ever partaking in mayoral duties.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 12:22 PM

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Posted by Drew Seutter
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Oct 13, 2009 at 5:35 pm

This seems like a solution to a problem that does not exist.

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Posted by Patio Bear
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:01 am

I agree that we have no problem with the current Mayor scheme. Don't they have more important things to work on?

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Posted by a
a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 15, 2009 at 3:15 pm

"Kasperzak has called for making the mayor a separate position with its own election, as in some cities."

I must agree, the people should vote for mayor and make the term 2 yrs.

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Posted by observer
a resident of Waverly Park
on Oct 15, 2009 at 5:37 pm

So the council members who support the idea of a 2-year term are those who have already been mayor, and the council members opposed to the idea are those who have not. How predictable is that?

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