By Josh Resnek
The city council has decided to consider imposing term limits and reverting back to 2 year terms for the mayor’s position and at the same time, will be exploring the mechanics of giving life tenure to the city clerk.
Both of the above possibilities are governed by charter rule changes review or both and
political maneuvering at the State House which the council, and the city solicitor were unsure of .
“I wish I had my notes with me on the matter,” City Solicitor Colleen Mejia told the council.
Councilor Fred Capone supported tabling the city solicitor’s motion for two weeks as ordered by Councilor Mike McLaughlin.
Councilor Wayne Matewsky supported tabling the motion for the mayoral term limit change.
Both issues arose Monday night at city hall during the council meeting where the final vote tabled Councilor Mike Marchese and McLaughlin’s motions respectively – Marchese asking for a maximum 4 two year terms for mayor and McLaughlin requiring a closer look at how or whether or not life tenure should be given to the city clerk, or any city clerk. Continue reading “Marchese asks for term limits”