Even though Mayor John- Mark Caldwell turned in his letter of resignation two weeks ago, state law dictates that he continues to fulfill the duties of the office until after the Nov. 3 city election.
The law requiring that a public official continue serving until a replacement is installed was explained by City Attorney Clark McCoy at the Monday, July 27, regular city council meeting.
“This is known as the holdover in office provision,” McCoy said.
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By Joe Reavis • [email protected]