Fact: If this were really true, why then were so many local government bureaucrats so dead-set against allowing a consolidation referendum to take place? What are they afraid of? There is only one way to know for sure whether Saugatuck and Douglas citizens will choose the many and obvious efficiencies of a consolidated government... and that's to allow them to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed right to vote. Now that the Boundary Commission has endorsed consolidation, our citizens will finally get their rightful chance to vote on the form of their government. Consolidation opponents tried again and again to keep a referendum from ever happening. In almost every instance, their strategy has focused on causing folks to fear any change at all. From its inception, the CGC has campaigned to give voters the right to choose the form of their government. We are proud to have marshaled a strong, fact-based case for the voters' right to choose.