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They have some parting advice for the next Council. Listen Listening Vash Turner, who ran unsuccessfully for City Treasurer this year, will also not return to Council.
Bud Freel retired after 23 years on Council. At his last meeting Thursday, he urged the next Council to respect each other.
Name-calling is small and will divide the entire council. He also advised the next Council to respect the legislative process.
Freel called City Council an important check on the executive branch, but urged cooperation with the Mayor's office to address issues. Hanifa Shabazz was elected to Council inbut was a one-term president. She wants to see the Council focus on addressing racial disparities.
At-large Councilwoman Loretta Walsh was elected to an eighth term this fall. She blasted the dynamic of the th Council.
View the discussion thread. Wilmington City Council members are clashing over whether a councilman ousted from his seat over violation of a residency requirement is being given due process. The incoming Wilmington City Council president will not be able to serve out the rest of his term representing the 2nd District.
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Bud Freel. Sam Guy. Loretta Walsh.
Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media. The City of Wilmington may be one step closer to reparations for systemic racism.
Courtesy of Wilmington City Council. Mike Purzycki has won a second term as Mayor of Wilmington. Yet another attempt to improve the rental stock in Wilmington will likely fail.