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Girard mayor and council at odds over water meters

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GIRARD, Ohio - Girard's mayor and city council are at odds over the installation of new water meters.

On Wednesday night council approved the ordinance in a five to one vote with one council member being absent.

Mayor Jim Melfi says he will veto the measure because the city was just released from over a decade of fiscal oversight in June.

He also thinks the city should wait to purchase the $1.5 million dollar meter program until the Girard Lakes are paid off by 2015.

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