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Schmit steps down from council

'Abolutely loved' opportunity to serve on council

Shelton Deputy Mayor Joe Schmit said he is resigning from the Shelton City Council halfway through his second term because he wanted to work on long-term city policies and plans while most of the other council members, and the community, do not.

"Instead of trying to resist or get frustrated, I felt it was time to step aside," Schmit said Tuesday in an interview with the Journal. He said he feels he is "at the crossroads" after six years on the City Council.

"It's not so much a frustration, but you come in with a hope that your city wants quick changes ... But it doesn't feel like the communit...

 

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