Oso Town Council struggles to invent credible elections

  • [photo by Patric Hedlund, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Patric Hedlund, The Mountain Enterprise]

Seeks $70 million to improve safety of State Route 138

By Patric Hedlund, TME

A delegation from Holiday Valley arrived together to attend the monthly Oso Rural Town Council meeting at the Neenach store and cafe, now known as “Omstar Plaza,” on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Jeff Zimmerman, who was appointed to the Oso Council, presided because council president Richard Skaggs was traveling, attendees were told. Joe Stamback, secretary, was there. There was no quorum, so no motions for action and no votes could be taken.

Zimmerman reported that he is asking everyone who is concerned about the hazards of State Route 138 (the Association of Rural Town Councils, including Three Points, Fairmont and Antelope Acres, businesses and individuals) to join the…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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At the Oso Town Council meeting February 28, (above, l-r) Jeff Walker came to discuss elections; Lisa Grijalva, Sharon Amrhein, Michael and Flavia Taylor came to learn how they can participate on the Oso Town Council. They hit turbulence as old conflicts dominated the dialogue rather than election guidelines. Right: Jeff Zimmerman and Secretary Joe Stamback

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