Charter Review Committee: How much council crime is too much?

The city’s Charter Review Committee spent part of its meeting January 7 determining an acceptable level of crime for Keizer’s elected officials. 

The section of the charter that prompted the discussion involves the creation of mayoral and city councilor vacancies. The language in the existing charter states that a vacancy is created upon an elected official’s “conviction of a felony, other offense pertaining to his or her office; or unlawful destruction . . .

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