2 members of Studying Redevelopment Authority resign, leaving only one remaining

READING, Pa. – Within the wake of the sudden elimination of Ernest Schlegel from the Studying Redevelopment Authority, two extra members of the board have resigned.

Studying Metropolis Council voted Monday evening to just accept the resignations of Wellington Santana, who served as vice chairman, and Thomas Caltagirone, who served as secretary and treasurer.

Council Solicitor Michael Gombar mentioned town acquired the resignation letters earlier within the day, and the motion to just accept them needed to be added to the agenda firstly of the assembly.

Council voted in a particular session on Thursday to take away Schlegel — who served as chairman of the authority — for reportedly utilizing a racially offensive time period with a member of town administration earlier within the month.

Schlegel apologized on the particular assembly and mentioned he didn’t understand that what he mentioned was racially offensive.

With the resignations, just one member, Goslyn Fleming, stays on the five-member panel.

Nate Rivera resigned from the authority in March.

The authority had been scheduled to fulfill shortly after the particular council assembly on Thursday, however the assembly was canceled as a consequence of lack of a quorum.

Council didn’t touch upon the resignations and didn’t focus on what the following step will probably be for the redevelopment authority.

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