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Chattanooga city council member calls for term limits

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CHATTANOOGA, TN. (Times Free Press) -- Councilwoman Deborah Scott says she wants referendums on the November ballot to include term limits for City Council members and moving city elections from March to November.

"Why couldn't a referendum be put on the ballot for a change in elections and term limits?" she asked Monday.

In an email, Scott said council members should be limited to two consecutive terms, which is the same as the mayor's office. Limits would lead to more civic participation from the public in government, she said.

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