Essex Dam on the Merrimack River in Lawrence Massachusetts
The mayoral term of William Lantigua could be “water over the dam” if the petition for his recall is successful. The Eagle-Tribune is reporting that the citizen group collecting signatures to recall Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua is ready to start the clock ticking.
A group known as “It’s Your Right – Es tu Derocho” says it is ready to submit the necessary 100 signatures to the city to begin a recall effort of Mayor William Lantigua.
Organizers Wayne Hayes and the Rev. Edwin Rodriguez announced they will be submit an affidavit with more than the 100 signatures required by the city’s charter to the City Clerk tomorrow at 2 p.m.
According to a press release, the reasons cited for the recall are the mayor’s “reckless disregard for law enforcement,” failing to “carry out his duties as chief executive officer,” his failure to hire a finance director for the city, and the ongoing multi-jurisdictional investigation into criminal allegations against Lantigua.
Read the full article here at eagletribune.com.