Choice or lack of options?
Mayor seat still vacant following two failed motions and input from incoming council members
December 9, 2020
With only one meeting remaining in 2020, it would appear that the Saratoga Town Council will move into the New Year without someone in the mayor’s seat despite solicited input from council members-elect Creed James and Ben Spaulding. While the two provided their opinion on the vacancy, two different motions to appoint to the seat died due to lack of a second.
Though the mayoral vacancy has been discussed repeatedly since the initial resignation of Mayor John Zeiger on August 18, the long-awaited discussion did not appear on the agenda of the December 1 meeting. In fact, it wasn’t until...