CITY OF OURAY: Ferguson resigns from council

By Sheridan Block

City council is one member short for the second time this year following the resignation of councilor John Ferguson.

On Monday night, July 7, Mayor Pam Larson opened the meeting by reading a written statement from Ferguson, who was not present.
“Critical thinking, creativity and a willingness to not hang on the past is necessary for the community to move forward. There is a need for a mentality of not what if but what can be. I will not be able to provide this kind of leadership for the next several months,” read the letter.
Although not elaborating on specific reasons, Ferguson told the Plaindealer on Tuesday that...


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