Omaha charter-review panel took job seriously, member says

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Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 12:00 am

A member of Omaha's recently completed charter convention says he's frustrated by the mayor's assertion that the group didn't do enough during its eight weeks of deliberations.

William Gaughan, a retired senior clerk for Qwest Communications, said he and the other 24 people appointed to review the city's charter carefully considered each proposal on the agenda. For eight weeks the group discussed, debated and eventually voted on a long list of proposals suggested by the mayor, other city officials and convention members.

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