Kennedy Resigns from Greensboro Metropolis Council; Motive for departure unclear | Native authorities

GREENSBORO – Michelle Kennedy resigned from the city council effective immediately, but the reason is unclear.

Kennedy emailed Mayor Nancy Vaughan a resignation letter, which he read without comment during Tuesday’s virtual meeting. Kennedy wasn’t there.

The council will discuss the remainder of the term at a later meeting.

In the letter, Kennedy said: “I have been honored to represent the people of Greensboro as a full member of Greensboro City Council. I’ve worked hard over the past few years to live up to the expectations that voters had when they voted for me.

“I am grateful that I had the opportunity to serve.”

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The other eight council members voted unanimously to resign.

In a short telephone interview, Kennedy was silent about her future plans.

“I look forward to advancing affordable housing issues,” said Kennedy.

Interim city manager Chris Wilson said in a text message on Tuesday that he could not provide any further information about her departure.

And city spokesman Jake Keys said in a text message that he could not provide any additional information either.

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