Mount Vernon City Council Member Sam Barone believes that the time is now for home rule charter government. A discussion will be held Tuesday Night at 7pm in Mount Vernon City Council Chambers to discuss the matter.
Barone says that currently Ohio has about 76 percent of its cities are governed under “Home Rule” Charter. A speaker will be on hand with panelists.
Barone continued by saying that if the City of Mount Vernon wants to be a modern city they need to follow a modern form of government.
More public meetings are also possible on the matter.