Information from WYSH Radio
With little fanfare, the Anderson County Charter Commission has completed its work and will meet just one more time, this Thursday, February 15, to conclude its business.
Eight people were elected in November 2016 to serve on the commission, which examined the structure of county government.
The issue was placed on the ballot after a group obtained enough signatures to call for the election of a charter commission. The race ended up coming down to two groups, one in support of things like term limits and making the county law director an elected position, and the other in support of a more measured approach to the process.
Meeting last week, the Charter Commission voted unanimously to recommend no changes to the current form of government and that no charter be drafted. [Read more…]