March 16, 2011
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In great numbers and by a wide margin, Basehor residents on Tuesday decided to clean house at City Hall.
Use this page as your guide as you prepare to vote in the Feb. 28 Basehor recall election.
Recall election for Basehor City Council members set for Feb. 28; mayor's election hinges on judge's decision
Basehor residents will vote in February on whether to remove up to half of the city's elected officials from office.
In public statements released Tuesday and Wednesday, Basehor City Council members Dennis Mertz and Iris Dysart have denied that they violated state open-meetings laws as was alleged in a recall petition created by Basehor residents last week.
Petitioners accuse Mertz, Dysart of open-meetings violations in Loughry firing
A group of Basehor residents is seeking the recall of Basehor City Council members Dennis Mertz and Iris Dysart, accusing them of violating the Kansas Open Meetings Act in connection with their surprise Sept. 19 vote to fire former city administrator Mark Loughry.
Incumbent Iris Dysart is one of six candidates running for three Basehor City Council seats in the April 5 election.
For Iris Dysart, serving on the Basehor City Council boils down to preparation.