TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Ligonier official steps down again

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
 

Ligonier borough councilwoman Kim Shaffer resigned from her post effective Jan. 9, the second time she has left a vacancy on the panel.

At council's monthly meeting on Thursday, president Judy Hoffer read a letter of resignation from Shaffer, who was not present at the meeting.

Shaffer did not provide a reason for her resignation in the letter. She had taken her newly elected seat at council's reorganization meeting Jan. 6.

Shaffer had announced her resignation from her previous term at an Oct. 29 meeting, but council adjourned before voting on it.

At council's Nov. 14 meeting, councilmen Robert Helterbran, James St. Clair and Tom Freeman voted to accept the resignation, while Hoffer, Bob Bell and Jim McDonnell voted against accepting it. Mayor Ormond Bellas broke the tie, voting to accept her resignation.

Shaffer responded to the vote by stating she had intended to take back her resignation that night.

According to the state borough code, council must fill the vacant seat within 30 days. Those wishing to serve on council may mail letters of interest to Hoffer at the borough building, 120 East Main Street, Ligonier, PA 15658.

Hoffer said council is also accepting letters of interest to fill a vacancy on the zoning board.

Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 to vote on both appointments.

Nicole Chynoweth is a staff writer for Trib Total Media.

She can be reached at 724-850-2862 or nchynoweth@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Derry Township assault suspect arrested
  2. No foul play ruled in Westmoreland County train death
  3. Entrapment, injury reported in Derry Township accident
  4. Fayette City man shoots himself before police could take him into custody
  5. Mt. Pleasant customers to see sewage bills increase
  6. Westmoreland County Prison to start video visits
  7. Jeannette resident, 83, no longer teaches dance, still shows how it’s done
  8. Mt. Pleasant Relay for Life participants unfazed by rain
  9. More than 100 participate in Scottdale triathlon
  10. 2 injured in Delmont car, truck collision
  11. $338K relocation of Westmoreland County probation office complete
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.