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Missing members for vote, Cottage Grove Charter Commission hangs on

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The Cottage Grove Charter Commission legally had a quorum to gather last week for what was expected to be its final meeting, but it failed to secure a supermajority to vote to disband.


A three-fourths supermajority vote was needed to allow the group to vote to dissolve, but the 15-member commission only had 11 of its members present, one person short of meeting state requirements.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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