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Mankato considers eliminating police, fire panel

The Mankato City Council is expected to vote Monday on whether to eliminate the Joint Civil Service Commission, the Mankato Free Press reports. A city staff report argues the three-member body that controls employment, promotion and discipline of police and firefighters is "redundant and inefficient" because of employment laws, union protections and the city’s own policies.
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The Mankato City Council is expected to vote Monday on whether to eliminate the Joint Civil Service Commission, the Mankato Free Press reports. A city staff report argues the three-member body that controls employment, promotion and discipline of police and firefighters is "redundant and inefficient" because of employment laws, union protections and the city’s own policies.

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