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Former Council member disapointed with “English Only’ repeal

August 20th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

The elected leaders of Frederick County are repealing an ordinance requiring that county business be conducted in English. The Frederick News-Post reported  that the County Council voted 4-3 to repeal the measure Tuesday evening in Frederick.  The ordinance was enacted in 2012 by an all-Republican County Council. The current County Council is composed of four Republicans and three Democrats. Republican Council President Bud Otis voted with the board's three Democrats to repeal the ordinance. Blaine Young was a member of the County Commission that approved the ordinance back in 2012. He tells WCBC News that its an obvious effort on the part of the newly elected democrats to abolish many of the actions approved by the former all republican group…


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