Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto, Resident Wants 5 Members Recalled
After passionate pleas from seniors, heated exchanges from the council dais, and repeated jeers and interruptions from the crowd, theCanton City Council voted Thursday night to override the mayor’s veto of a controversial fire district ordinance that critics fear will erase a decade of voter-approved senior tax exemptions.
Immediately after the 5-1 vote, which establishes a special district to help the city meet some of its long-term fire service needs and shifts some of that burden to Canton’s elderly, frustrated residents cleared the room and senior John Rust started to organize a recall of the five council members who “ignored the expressed wishes of every person that was in the meeting.”
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