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Posted February 3, 2017 in City Council by Andrea Litchfield

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Local NewsSeven file petitions to run in Hilliard City Council primary

Hilliard Northwest News

Five Republicans and two Democrats met the filing deadline of 4 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Franklin County Board of Elections to run for Hilliard City Council. Four partisan seats are up for election.
That means if all five Republicans’ petitions are certified, their May 2 primary will decide which four would advance to the Nov. 7 general-election ballot.

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Public-services duties shuffled

Hilliard Northwest News

C2jlgBmUsAAY61Hilliard’s public-services department recently was restructured in a manner that should more effectively and efficiently serve the city, according to public-services director Butch Seidle.

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Hilliard councilmen laud inauguration experience

Hilliard Northwest News

Hilliard City Council members Les Carrier and Joe Erb know where they want to be four years from now on Jan. 20, 2021: watching the swearing-in ceremony for the president of the United States at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Carrier and Erb traveled to Washington last week to witness the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president. Both said they want to experience it again in four years regardless of whomever president-elect has a hand on the Bible.

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Motorcycles still in police chief’s plans

Hilliard Northwest News

Last year was one of healing for the Hilliard Division of Police after the death of officer Sean Johnson last May in an on-duty motorcycle training accident. “Our (division) needed time to heal,” Chief Bobby Fisher said. However, with the dawn of 2017, the four-member motorcycle unit is expected to resume training at some point, he said.

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