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Does Midland have too many councillors? This topic was brought back to the forefront during a Nov. 27 council meeting when a local resident questioned the need for seven councillors, a deputy mayor and mayor for a town of 16,864.

Resident Gary Worters, who moved to Midland a year ago, was baffled at the fact the small town has just as many councillors as Newmarket, a town of 80,000.

He addressed council at a recent meeting proposing a reduction from seven councillors to five.

“Research is showing the Town of Midland is experiencing very slow growth, 0.7 per cent in fact. I could understand seven councillors back when Midland was flourishing with a multitude of industrial plants as industry would require constant consultation with council. But…

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