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Fall River City Council doesn’t get votes to declare mayor unable to perform job

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Mayor Jasiel Correia will keep his duties as Mayor at least for the time being.

The motion to declare Mayor unable to perform his duties in accordance with the City Charter did not garner enough votes. The final vote was 5-4 in favor. 7 yes votes were needed. Joe Camara, Steve Camara, Leo Pelletier, and Derek Viveiros all voted no.

The motion of a vote of no confidence concerning the Mayor passed 8-1 with Steve Camara the lone no vote.

The Council also voted in favor of the Mayor to resign which Correia has stated on several occasions that he will not do so.

 

Video of the meeting:

Fall River City Council motion to address issues related to Mayor Jasiel Correia according to City Charter:a. Declare Mayor unable to perform his duties in accordance with the City Charter.b. A vote of no confidencec. Request mayor resign from officeMayor communications: log activities from Oct 12, 018 – Oct 31, 2018, and purple bag program.

Posted by Fall River Reporter on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Finance meeting and citizens input:

LIVE: Citizen input time and then the Fall River City Council Committee on Finance resolution on the Mayor submitting vehicle logs for fuel and mileage for the city vehicle he drives.

Posted by Fall River Reporter on Tuesday, November 6, 2018

 

Article on the recall, City Council: recall-effort-gives-the-fall-river-city-council-an-out/

 

 

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