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    Is Right-sizing Orchard Park next?

    From: https://buffalonews.com/2018/11/11/f...ext-to-upsize/

    Smaller town boards are losing their appeal.

    After five Town Boards downsized nearly 10 years ago, two have voted to increase their number of board members from three to five, and Orchard Park could be the next one, following West Seneca's successful upsizing vote Tuesday.

    "I would never advocate copy-catting," Orchard Park Councilman Michael Sherry said.

    But he does advocate having a community conversation on what he calls "right-sizing" the Town Board.

    "The real issue is what is the value to the community of having a five-person board vs. a three-person board," Sherry said.

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    Councilman Sherry, for Christ’s sake, don’t get college faculty involved in the decision about the town board unless they are residents. And then their opinions should be valued no more than those of other residents and not as some types of experts. You can make the decision without the input of supposed “experts”. And it’s not “copy-catting” to undo the damage done to your town by Gaughanism and the editorial board of the Buffalo News.

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