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What is three, could soon be five

Local legislators sponsor bill to change size of Spokane County Board of Commissioners


Last updated 3/1/2018 at 2:15pm

One of the challenges facing Spokane County is one voters likely thought they put to rest about three years ago.

District 3 Commissioner Al French told West Plains Chamber of Commerce audience members assembled last Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Cheney’s Holiday Inn Express for the organization’s monthly breakfast that House Bill 2887 would force the county to increase the size of its governing body from three members to five. Voters rejected that idea by 55.25 percent in 2015.

“Apparently the Legislature was out of town that week because they want to move forward with it,” French said of...

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