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Deone Skewes

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Deone Skewes

A: Well, there is going to be something.

Q: Well, there has gotta be something.

A: And, I guess the biking is alright.

Q: As far as the Council members, three or five or seven, County Council Members, do you care how many there are?

A: No, I really don’t. Because they will do whatever they want whether I like it or not.

Q: Oh well, you can vote for the ones you like.

A: Oh, I always vote.

Q:   Oh that’s good.

A: Yes. I always vote.

Q: So you are in the City so you vote for the City people too?

A: Yes.

Q: Well, both the City and the County have gotten managers since the early days. So, I suppose any town that gets big enough they have to have somebody to run things.   Aside from the elected people who make the decisions.

A: Well, I suppose.

Q: It’s nice to have a business manager, I guess.

A: I can remember the days when people did that sort of thing for no salary and just out of civic pride.

Q: And I suppose, maybe the council members divided up the chores of what to do and did it.

A: Yes. Those days are gone.

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