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Bishop City Council: ambulance dispatch, RFPs, and citizen award

Tonight the Bishop City Council will consider termination of dispatch services for Symons Ambulance Service. The Bishop Police Department and other City officials have tried for a number of months to collect money Symons agreed to pay for dispatch services and to negotiate a new contract. Symons now owes the City $13,000. Their contract for […]

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New prayer guidelines for Bishop City Council

The issue of a prayer before the Bishop City Council came up again Monday night. Based on a new court decision, the City Attorney Peter Tracy offered a new set of invocation guidelines. The Council did approve them. Earlier the Council had adopted prayer guidelines that discouraged the mention of any particular deity. The policy […]

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Church vs. state again at Bishop City Council

Ministers and citizens piled into the Bishop City Council chambers Monday night for public comment. They wanted to say more about the City’s new guidelines on prayers before Council meetings. City Attorney Peter Tracy first gave them all a civics lesson on freedom of religion. Tracy went back to England before the foundation of America. […]

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