Pleasureville's Fairness Ordinance dies for lack of seconded motion

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By Jonna Spelbring Priester

PLEASUREVILLE – A proposed Fairness Ordinance in Pleasureville is dead in the water.

After Shawn Mertz made a motion Monday night to approve the second reading of the ordinance, his fellow commissioners stared at the table. They stared at their hands. They said nothing.

And Mertz’s motion, and thus the proposed Fairness Ordinance, died for lack of a second, meaning that Shelby County will continue to have no government entity with such an ordinance.

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