Council Member Spaulding Resigns

Spaulding surprises some at Council meeting by resigning


Dana Davis

Saratoga Town Councilmemeber, Ben Spaulding, resigned at the July 19, 2022 Town Council Meeting. He is pictured saying his goodbyes to Mayor, Creed James, Councilmemeber D'Ron Campbell and Councilmember Jon Nelson.

All council members and mayor were in attendance at the 6 p.m. regularly scheduled meeting on July 19 at the Saratoga Town Hall.

A public hearing was held before the meeting began. The hearing was about a land swap of town land appraised at $62,500 for traded property valued at $45,000.

The majority of the public made clear it was not a good idea to go ahead with the trade.

A few people felt a major donation that was being offered to park by the land owner, made the deal even. It was argued the donation may possibly influence the trade.

Carbon County Commissioner Sue Jones pointed out the...

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