PATTERSON— Mayor Rodney Grogan gave the council meeting over to state Rep.
Patterson City Council
PATTERSON — Separation of powers is on the Nov. 18 ballot for the people of Patterson.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle (right) listened as the council discussed with the public their opinions and concerns about the ordinances calling for a charter amendment election to have an appointed police chief and term limits. LaSalle, who is an elected police chief, is currently serving his sixth term. Also pictured left to right, Mayor Rodney Grogan, city clerk Angela Shilling-Boyles, councilmembers Joe Russo, Sandra Turner, and Travis Darnell.
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PATTERSON — The power to elect a police chief will remain in the hands of the citizens of Patterson after the council chose Tuesday not to adopt ordinances calling for a charter amendment election.
Patterson voters may soon decide if the chief of police should be appointed rather than elected.
Patterson City Council adopted ordinances Tuesday to increase sewer and gas rates for the next 10 years.