February 14, 2016

Council poised to demand change for changes’ sake

Council members appear perilously close to hosting a pointless, directionless work session in the near future. Members of the Gardner City Council acquiesced to a demand from council members Rich Melton and Lee Moore to host an eventual work session to discuss making changes to how members of boards and commissions are appointed. The goal Continue Reading

Council meeting canceled for lack of quorum

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com City officials canceled a city council meeting due to lack of a quorum on May 6. The cancellation came within hours of the meeting’s scheduled start time. There are only four members of the five-person council. The May 6 agenda included Mayor Chris Morrow’s recommendation to appoint Tory Roberts to the council. Continue Reading