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EDITORIAL – Mayoralty by-election issue like a ‘who’s on first’ comedy routine

City council before vote Tuesday to appoint Coun. Arjun Singh as interim deputy mayor.

WE WERE supposed to find out yesterday if there’ll be a by-election for the mayor of Kamloops.

We didn’t. It’s getting to be like that old Abbott and Costello ‘who’s on first’ skit.

Instead of either resigning immediately and forcing a by-election, or taking a leave of absence until the end of the year — which would mean a by-election for the mayor’s job wouldn’t be needed — Peter Milobar, in effect, did neither.

He will take a leave as of June 1, but hasn’t put an end date on it. He could end his leave and resign any time.

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mrothenburger@armchairmayor.ca

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About Mel Rothenburger (5151 Articles)
ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

2 Comments on EDITORIAL – Mayoralty by-election issue like a ‘who’s on first’ comedy routine

  1. pwallace@kamloops.ca // May 17, 2017 at 10:37 AM // Reply

    It dismays me how rude and insensitive people can be when about publicly referring to someone’s Future decisions without permission. Who truly gives them that right.

    Sent from my iPhone

    > On May 17, 2017, at 7:46 AM, ArmchairMayor.ca wrote: > > >

  2. Is the dithering about the incoming council decision on the KAM?

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