Lakewood Township passed a resolution stating they declare the name Lakewood to be null and void.
The Resolution was voted on by everyone. All members favored the resolution except Mr. Ackerman.
“Those who can not make it to the polls can drop off their ballot in locker #127 in the Beren building.”
Lakewood residents have 72 hours to come up with a name. The Township will then vote on the top 3 finalists and will pass it into law.
Renaming a town is not that uncommon. In March 2010, the city of Topeka, Kansas, unofficially changed its name to Google for a month in an effort to curry favor with the tech giant, which was then looking for markets in which to test its new fiber-optic technology. It wasn’t the first time the midwestern town had rebranded itself, either: 1998, the capital city temporarily changed its name to ToPikachu to commemorate Pokémon‘s debut in the United States.
The Vaad encourages everyone to exercise their right to vote – at the polls.
Those who can not make it to the polls can drop off their ballot in locker #127 in the Beren building.
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