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Update: Consultant says Willmar City Council is dysfunctional; now it is up to voters


WILLMAR — Willmar City Council members and Mayor Frank Yanish were to have gathered all day Friday and Saturday morning at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center for a strategic planning retreat.

Not much planning was done, however, as community leadership consultant Carl Neu ended the session by declaring the council and the mayor were dysfunctional and incapable of setting a vision and goals due to deep-seated personality differences and beliefs.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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