The St Cloud City Council decided, Thursday night, that there will be a special election held to fill the vacant seat left by departing Mike Wetzel. It seems as though the election may be held on Tuesday, September 18th, however, that is not finalized until city staff can contact the Supervisor of Elections office and work out the details.
Thursday night's showdown between the Tom Greer led advocates for workforce housing and residents of the City who oppose the project, has been postponed at the request of the applicant. No new date has been set, however, this is a serious setback for those in favor of the project and could jeapordize the $5 Million grant from the state, unless there actually is more of a timeline than what King Tom indicated to the public.
Notices posted this morning simply say the item has been removed from the agenda for Thursday evening!
More to follow.
It's official. Mike Wetzel is now, former Councilman Wetzel, having resigned after his most recent DUI arrest on July 4th. Mr. Wetzel, who was arrested in March of 2006 for DUI after celebrating his re-election to the city council.
As if the City of St Cloud didn't have enough crap going on, St. Cloud City Councilman Mike Wetzel once again was arrested last night and charged with DUI, after running in to police barricades that were set up for the night's fireworks display.