UPDATE: Former mayor fills Morelli’s seat

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UPDATE: Bob Morrow has been appointed as caretaker of Bernie Morelli’s ward until the Oct. 27 municipal election.  Read the full story at thespec.com

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Hamilton councillors are considering appointing former mayor Bob Morrow to replace Ward 3 Councillor Bernie Morelli, who died Jan. 14.

Morrow, Hamilton’s longest serving mayor, declined to comment until more time has passed: “I think I would rather remember Bernie at this time.”

But Councillor Sam Merulla says he’s privately broached the subject with Morrow, who seems open to the idea as long as the decision is undivided and without squabbling.

Read more on Andrew Dreschel’s column at thespec.com

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