Gloversville mayor resigns, pleads guilty in misconduct case

The Gloversville Common Council is set to meet Thursday regarding the resignation of Gloversville’s mayor.

Posted: Jan 10, 2019 10:07 AM
Updated: Jan 10, 2019 10:07 AM

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to take action quickly. governor cuomo's proposal has yet to be introduced in the legislature. over to fulton county now-- where the gloversville common council is set to meet today regarding last night's resignation of gloversville's mayor. at today's meeting... the council will plan on appointing an acting mayor... until one can be officially elected in november. reporter john craig was in gloversville city court...where the embattled mayor officially stepped down. gloversvile mayor dayton king will have to resign from ofice by 5 . that was part o a plea deal he agreed to in court wedesda morning.king, 40, was chargedwih official misconduct, aclass-a misdemeano, from an arrest in november. state police say he used the city's postage machine forperonal busiess from jan. 5, 2018 to oct. 1, 2018. he has to pay $473.07 in restitution in one week; must do 50 hours of commu pay a $500 fine; pay a $200 court surcharge; pay a $50 dna fee and resign by 5 p.m. wednesday. king was was also charged with releasing confidential information from the personnel file of his opponent in the mayor's race in 2017. that charge was pled down to a violation. as per the city charter, an interim mayor will be appointed by the city council. that meeting is thursday evening at 6 p.m. gloversville mayor dayton king gloversville mayor dayton king "things are moving forward nicely for the city and this has kind of been a distraction," said city councilor at- large vincent desantis. "and now that distraction is over." king declined comment. we have definite way forward. as of wednesday... state senator
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