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City ordinance on treasurer’s powers struck — Declaratory judgment granted (access required)

Petersburg City Treasurer Kenneth Pritchett sought a declaratory judgment that an ordinance enacted by the City Council of the City of Petersburg in May 2019, purporting to remove certain powers of the treasurer, including his role as sole custodian of public moneys. The declaratory judgment was invalid as contrary to the city charter and general ...