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Joe Schmit, city deputy mayor, announces resignation

Shelton Deputy Mayor Joe Schmit announced he is resigning from the Shelton City Council.

His resignation was announced Tuesday evening at the council’s regular meeting. Schmit did not attend the meeting.

Shelton Mayor Eric Onisko told the Journal the city has 90 days to pick a replacement for Schmit. Schmit did not give a reason for his resignation, Onikso said.

The city is accepting applications for the position. Schmit’s term expires Dec. 31, 2025, so the seat will up for grabs in the November 2025 election.

Schmit did not immediately respond to a request for comment by the Journal....


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