September 18, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pitched political battles in a Nye County community are moving to the ballot box.
Voters will decide in November whether or not the elected Pahrump Town Board should be abolished and replaced with an appointed advisory board with limited authority.
This week the Nye County Commission unanimously approved putting the measure on the ballot.
The move comes amid fighting between the town board and county commission over budgets and responsibilities.
A month ago, a local Republican party official also led a failed attempt to arrest town board members in a dispute over a town incorporation ordinance.
Town Board Chairwoman Vicky Parker doesn't think voters will replace the board with an advisory body that could do little more than make recommendations to the county commission.
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