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The Homer City Council’s meeting Monday was canceled after a mayoral proclamation caused some controversy. The proclamation celebrated the LGBTQ community in Homer, and declared June as “Homer Pride Month.”
The meeting was canceled late Monday afternoon when council members Tom Stroozas, Shelly Erickson and Heath Smith alerted they city that they could not attend.
City Clerk Melissa Jacobsen says well over 70 emails both for and against the proclamation poured in throughout the day.