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Commission Accepts Yates’ Resignation

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 3:32 pm

Members of the County Commission accepted the resignation of school board member Mike Yates at Monday night’s meeting. One commissioner made a motion to deny the resignation, but it failed to get a second.

Yates submitted his resignation after his arrest on December 24, for domestic assault. In his letter, he cited health and personal reasons for his decision to step down.

The district 2 vacancy will be posted. Any interested applicants from District 2 must submit a letter expressing their interest to Grundy County Mayor Michael Brady.

The interested candidates must be present at the February 7, County Commission meeting at 7 p.m., for screening.

The County Commission will appoint someone to fill the District 2 vacancy at a meeting on February 15, at 7 p.m.