If the measure were to fail, dissolution can't be brought up again for at least four years.
'LOSS OF IDENTITY'
In November, voters in the Village of Malone shot down a proposition that would have dissolved that municipality into the Town of Malone. Grant funding had paid for a study on the issue.
Villagers in Keeseville vote Jan. 22, 2013, on whether to keep or dissolve government there. A committee studied the issue for months before a petition mandating the vote was presented to the Village Board.
Martin says dissolution would lead to a loss of identity as village residents.
"I think a lot of people like to be able to say they live in the Village of Champlain," he said.
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