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Council refuses to cede control of library project

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When a motion at a New Richmond City Council meeting fails to receive a second, it’s not usually this dramatic.

District 3 Alderperson Roberta Dale-Wozniak spent nearly 10 minutes reading a prepared memo to the council before moving to grant exclusive control over the building of a new library to the city’s Library Board. No other council members offered to second the motion, which killed it without a discussion.

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Micheal Foley
Micheal Foley joined RiverTown Multimedia in July 2013 and serves as editor at the New Richmond News. In the past he has worked at several news outlets including in Hudson, Wis., the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, Calif., the Leader-Telegram in Eau Claire, Wis., and the Pioneer Press in St. Paul, Minn. He began his career as a Marine Corps journalist. He served as a reporter and photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and editor of the base newspaper at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Calif. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin–River Falls.
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