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News - August 6, 2010

Palo Alto voters to rule on election years, firefighter staffing

City Council places both measures on November ballot, avoids binding-arbitration repeal for now

by Gennady Sheyner

Palo Alto voters will decide in November whether the city should freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department and switch to even-numbered years for local elections, but they will not have a chance to repeal the binding-arbitration provision from the City Charter.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be e-mailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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