Council accepts Stewart's resignation - Golf course senior rates scrutinized at Tuesday meeting

HERALD photo/Roger Cline Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan, left, and District 4 Council member Howard Stewart watch the outcome of a vote on the monitor in the Council Chambers. Stewart’s resignation from his Council position was accepted by the Council at Tuesday night’s meeting. Stewart will remain on the Council until his replacement – to be selected in a May 4 special election – is chosen.
Roger Cline
Staff Writer

The Big Spring City Council formally accepted District 4 Council member Howard Stewart's resignation at its meeting Tuesday evening.
Mayor Larry McLellan read Stewart's letter of resignation, dated Feb. 27, before offering words of thanks for his two years of service on the city's governing body.
"Howard, we appreciate your time on the council, and we understand the situation, and you've done an excellent job for us," McLellan said. "We're proud of what you've done during your two years here on the council. We're certainly going to miss you."
In the letter, Stewart said the reason for his resignation is a "job change." In response to McLellan's thanks, Stewart responded with his appreciation for the opportunity to serve. ...

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