Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Son resigns from Derby tax board so father can take seat

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent
DERBY — James J. Butler resigned from the Board of Apportionment and Taxation Tuesday, just days after bring sworn in to a post for which his father, James R. Butler, actually ran.
And now it’s up to the Democratic members of the Board of Aldermen to decide who will fill the seat. According to the city charter, the aldermen of a certain party, in this case the Democrats, have the authority to caucus and name someone to fill the vacancy.
The aldermen are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 in City Hall. Mayor Anthony Staffieri said he expects the Democratic aldermen to caucus, then make their selection at that time.

Read the full story here.

No comments: