(With apologies to The Paper Chase)
GOOD MORNING, class. Welcome to By-Elections 101. You come here with a skull full of mush; you leave thinking like a politician or, at least, a City Hall procedures wonk.
A mayor decides to move on. Instead of leaving right away, he waits a couple of weeks to “clear up some administrative details.” His leave will start June 1, but he doesn’t say when it will end.
Meanwhile, on May 16, a veteran council member announces she will resign, due to medical reasons, as of Friday, June 30.
Mel Rothenburger is the former editor of The Kamloops Daily News and a former mayor of Kamloops.