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Guzek to remain on Ontonagon Village Council


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ONTONAGON — In an unusual move Monday, the Ontonagon Village Council both un-appointed and re-appointed the same person as a trustee.

Maureen Guzek was appointed a village trustee in November 2019. At the December council meeting, Ontonagon resident William Johnson noted that Guzek’s name was among a list of residents with unpaid property taxes printed in the Dec. 18 Ontonagon Herald, and said the law does not permit someone in default to the village at the time of appointment to serve as an officer.

On Monday, the council approved a resolution vacatin...