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Mayors Say No to Dissolving Village Governments

Village of Orchard Park Mayor John Wilson joined by other village mayors at Blasdell Village Hall
Village of Orchard Park Mayor John Wilson joined by other village mayors at Blasdell Village Hall

By Eileen Buckley

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Blasdell, NY – More than a dozen village mayors from across Erie County are speaking out against political activist Kevin Gaughan's call to downsize and dissolve village governments.

Village mayors gathered in Blasdell Wednesday to voice their opposition.

The Mayors are being backed by the New York State Conference of Mayors. Peter Baynes is executive director. Baynes says those who are calling to cut village government to fix fiscal troubles in Erie County and the state are going in the wrong direction,

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