Government needs scrutiny...
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Regarding the ballot proposition to appoint a committee to examine the Grand County Council form of government – it makes sense to me that after all of these years of operating as a government it is time to scrutinize the council form of government and to make some adjustments for the benefit and on behalf of all of the local citizens.

Judging from the howls of protest coming from disciples of the present council form of government, they must think that their creation is the finest and most perfect form of government ever devised by mankind and that such a sacred thing should not be studied, questioned or altered in any way, shape or manner.

For my part, I think that the present form of government is too big, too costly and too complex. I think that voters should take this opportunity to vote to establish a committee to explore and examine the possibilities for improvement.

—Jerry Stocks

Moab

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