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Lyman sets date for special election to determine government form

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LYMAN, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Voters will get the chance to decide what type of government they want for the town of Lyman.

The special election is set for Tuesday Aug. 12, according to Lyman's clerk.

Voters will have decide between a stronger council form of town government or a strong mayor-council format, which is how the government is currently set up.

Currently, the council serves as a legislative branch with six members who pass ordinances, policies, the city's annual budget and appoint other town officials. The mayor acts as the chief executive officer, overseeing the daily operations of departments and carrying out the policies and ordinances enacted by the council.

Some want to give the council more power to make decisions for the town in addition to possibly hiring a town manager.

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