Trinidad mayor resigns amid political turmoil

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) -- Trinidad Mayor John Rino has resigned effective immediately over continuing political turmoil.

Mayor Pro-tem Frank Shew will take over as mayor until a new mayor is elected after Rino announced his decision on Monday.

According to the Trinidad Chronicle-News, the mayor's resignation comes on the heels of a recall petition being filed with the city last week seeking his ouster. Opponents have complained that city officials failed to show respect to citizens and blemished the city's reputation.


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