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I am somewhat dismayed by the proposition put forth by the Republican Party for Grand County. As a registered Republican myself I am all for responsible, accountable, as well as small government, but I am also for fair and representative government.

It’s common knowledge that the aim of this proposal is to have this so-called study committee push for a three-member council to govern Grand County, thereby giving a two-member majority power to decide for all of Grand County.

A three-member council is not what I would consider being accountable, responsible and representative to all the outlying areas of Grand County. To me, it is the equivalent of the federal government taking away our representatives in Congress and letting big states like New York and California decide what is best for Utah.

—Ed Derderian


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