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Mt. Jewett councilman is asked to resign

September 5, 2012

Brett Morgan

MT. JEWETT – Mt. Jewett Councilman Brett Morgan has been asked to resign due to alleged inappropriate remarks made on stage at the Mt. Jewett Swedish Festival last month.
Jim Troutman and Francis Auriemmo Jr. of Mt. Jewett both have called for the removal of Morgan from the borough government. They called for Morgan's resignation Tuesday at a meeting of the borough council.
According to Troutman, Morgan took the Center Street stage at the Swedish Festival on Friday, Aug. 10 and mocked his business-- Troutman Sanitation.
Morgan allegedly substituted his own lyrics in the song "Red Solo Cup" by country singer Toby Keith. Morgan allegedly called his version "Red Roll-off Truck."
Animosity between Morgan and Troutman has reportedly been brewing for years.

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