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Village of East Aurora Considers Move to Four-Year Terms
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Village of East Aurora Considers Move to Four-Year Terms

by Jeremy Morlock

East Aurora’s mayor and trustee posts are each chosen by voters every two years—the mayor and three trustees elected on even-numbered years, and the other three trustees elected on odd-numbered years. At a work session on Monday night, the current board considered whether this cycle might be a little too quick.

“Every year’s an election year,” said Mayor Allan Kasprzak. He noted that the there is a cost to the village for each election, and that some municipalities do have four-year terms.

Trustee Randy West did not believe the board should pursue the idea of longer terms. “I think it plays poorly to be considering this at this point in time,” so soon after the village rejected a grant to study the possibility of dissolution, West said. He would be willing to approach the subject if citizens had brought it to the board, West added.

Read the full article from the East Aurora Advertiser.

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