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Resignation Creates Council Vacancy

Lamphier’s resignation creates a vacancy on the City Council, so the question now is how to fill it. City Attorney Michael Colantuono says Lamphier cannot change his mind about resigning…

Listen to Michael Colantuono

A special election seems unlikely, and would likely cost about 18-thousand dollars. City Manager Bob Richardson says the council also pretty much has free reign over how the candidates will be selected…

Listen to Bob Richardson

The matter will be placed on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting to determine how to proceed. Having 60 days to act, that means the Council has until March 8 to fill the vacancy–otherwise a special election will be held.

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