One Person, One Village
A bizarre story out of Missouri, as reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch : In Franklin County, it takes one man to make a village. Developer ...
A bizarre story out of Missouri, as reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch :
In Franklin County, it takes one man to make a village.
Developer Bradley Ferguson is seeking a vote that would allow him to build a
102-lot subdivision on about 40 acres he owns just outside the Washington city
Only one person would be eligible to vote in the election: Ferguson.
That's why county officials are playing a tense waiting game. Franklin County
commissioners hope the Legislature will repeal the obscure law passed last year
that allows landowners to bypass county zoning by creating their own villages.
That law has county commissioners across the state furious. They gathered in
Jefferson City last week to urge lawmakers to do something about the law.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Maine Governor, Under Fire for Recent Comments, Hints at Resigning9 minutes ago
After 2 Failed Presidential Runs, Rick Perry Joins 'Dancing With the Stars'49 minutes ago
Hackers Target Elections Systems in Arizona and Illinois50 minutes ago
Under Pence, State Gave Incentives to Companies That Offshored Jobs1 hour ago
Trump Fights D.C. for a Lower Tax Bill at His New Hotel2 hours ago
Mid-Level Manager Gets 10 Years in Prison for Chicago's Red-Light Camera Scheme2 hours ago