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Rico Town Manager Fired on 5-0 Vote

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Rico Town Manager Mike England has been terminated, effective immediately.

Town trustee Barbara Betts says the town board voted 5 to 0 Tuesday night to let England go. The discussion occurred in executive session and Betts says she is not at liberty to reveal the reason for the decision.

Gail Binkly is a career journalist who has worked for the Colorado Springs Gazette and Cortez Journal. She is currently a freelance writer as well as the editor of the Four Corners Free Press, based in Cortez.
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