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Willmar City Council member Jim Dokken discusses details of Willmar's charter Wednesday at the city office building. Council members said they support City Charter provisions that give the council overriding veto authority over the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission and the Rice Memorial Hospital Board. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

City Council members favor veto power over MUC, Rice Board

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WILLMAR -- Willmar City Council members told the Charter Commission on Wednesday that they support City Charter provisions that give the council overriding veto authority over the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission and the Rice Memorial Hospital Board.

"It's important to keep it,'' said council member Denis Anderson.

Anderson and other council members invited to express their views on possible changes to the charter spoke in favor of retaining the veto authority.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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