WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - City of Watertown residents have spoken: they want the city's charter to stay the same.
They voted 1,947 to 1,671 against changing the charter.
The proposed charter would have created a deputy city manager position. That person would have also served as commissioner of public safety, overseeing police, fire, codes, and a health officer. There would have no longer beee a fire chief, but instead a director of the fire department.
The charter also called for "one or more" city judges.
Again, voters have shot down changing the charter.