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Rochester City Council may move to 4-year terms, if councilors and voters approve

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If proposed city charter amendments are adopted, it could mean city councilors will be elected to four-year terms instead of two.

City Manager Blaine Cox said a public hearing on the proposed charter amendments will be held on Tuesday, July 6, at the council’s regular meeting. One section of the charter under consideration is converting the council seats to staggered four-year terms.

The mayor’s seat will remain a two-year seat. Cox said the council’s top leadership position is treated differently and is not affected by the council elections.

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