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Closed Door Douglas county meeting

Postby OmahaFan » Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:15 am

I was reading a interesting article about the Sheriff , City Police chief and the Douglas county board going into a closed door meeting. Here is the article from the Omaha world herald. I'm wondering what your guys opinion on this and could this be a sign of the city and the county moving closer to a Merger?

http://www.omaha.com/news/metro/closed- ... 37eb6.html

PS: Hopefully I'm creating this article in the right area.
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Re: Closed Door Douglas county meeting

Postby Garrett » Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:18 am

The City and County are incredibly unlikely to merge anytime soon. That would be completely against Omaha's annexation philosophy.
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Re: Closed Door Douglas county meeting

Postby OmahaFan » Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:21 am

I agree with your assessment of the situation my understanding from this article was possibly due to the crime lab the Mayor wants to create at UNMC and well I understand where Douglas county is coming from since they just created a brand new facility but then again there reputation is still in question after the Kofed incident. Personally I think maybe we should have a independent crime lab at UNMC. I also think they should start studying the possibility of merging the Sheriff and the City police department.

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Re: Closed Door Douglas county meeting

Postby cdub » Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:25 am

Garrett wrote:The City and County are incredibly unlikely to merge anytime soon. That would be completely against Omaha's annexation philosophy.

Annexation philosophy is low on the list of any merger discussions. It will come down to money and jobs, particularly those of the two boards that presently lead the two organizations.


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