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 width=The vacant District B seat on the DeWitt County Board was once again the subject of debate at Thursday night's meeting.

Board Member Sue May-Witted addressed Board Chair Sherrie Brown regarding a request made by Republican Chairman Dustin Peterson on September 9th. Peterson and Christy Pruser, widow of late-Board Member Tom Pruser, explain they are willing to meet with Brown at a convenient time. May-Witted notes all evidence points to Brown not wanting to bring forward anyone who disagreed with her.

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Board Member David Newberg asked Brown if she responded to Peterson and Pruser but she already declined the nomination at a previous meeting and it wasn't her responsibility to bring forward another name for the seat.

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The vacancy has been unfilled for 84 days as of Thursday.

Thursday night's meeting also saw the Board unanimously approve the re-establishment of the EMA Administrative Assistant position.

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