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“I don’t see a solution here. Is the solution to agree with the four that want Skip fired? To bring peace to the city? I don’t feel that’s the answer,” Councilman Bob LeGare said. “I just don’t feel that’s the answer. They think it is. I frankly would like to see just some peace and civility for five or six months.”

The ban on providing economic incentives to a racetrack was passed in 1999 and added into the city’s charter. A citizen group named Concerned Residents Against Speedway Havoc was successful in convincing voters to prevent the city from providing “indirect or direct subsidies” to any type of motor racetrack.