Following the resignation of Mayor John Zeiger a special election is unlikely
The last time a mayor resigned in Saratoga was on August 5, 1996 when Mayor Brad Cary read a brief statement and then exited the council chambers leaving both his council and town hall staff stunned.
A little more than 24 years later, Mayor John Zeiger announced his resignation as well. A distinct difference, however, is that Zeiger did not attend the August 18 meeting nor did he read a statement. The announcement, instead, was posted on social media and read at the meeting by Councilmember Bob Keel.
Despite the nearly quarter century between the two resignations, there are similarities and...