According to the El Paso Times, Romero has submitted his official resignation letter: “Romero,who earlier this month announced he was resigning as councilman for health reasons, submitted a formal resignation letter to the city on Thursday. In the letter he said his resignation is effective Feb. 23.”
But, it would appear that his resignation doesn’t get him out of answering the questions asked by Austin Attorney Ross Fischer. Instead, both Romero and Gonzales were given until February 16th to submit their answers and then the city will release the investigation’s findings after a Feb. 24 meeting.
Just to be clear, this investigation is separate from the ethics complaint that was filed against both Romero and Gonzales: “The Ethics Commission met Wednesday and consulted with Fischer. The commission requested he conduct more interviews and develop a witness list with individuals that may be able to provide evidence for the investigation. A hearing will be held at a future date once all of the evidence has been compiled.”
Anyone care to hazard a guess as to what will happen with Gonzales?