Quote of the Week: Ora Houston

The outgoing council member reflects on four years and lots of work

Quote of the Week: Ora Houston
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"As I am fond of saying, 'This is an eight day a week job, 24/7.'"


– Council Member Ora Houston, announcing she will not seek re-election this fall for a second term

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