The Anne Arundel County Council on Monday again delayed two measures that create new rules for ousting elected officials.
Council Chairman Derek Fink said the council decided to vote in August when the panel's seven members could all be present. The council earlier this month delayed a vote after a wording dispute in the changes, which spell out when and how to remove politicians convicted of a felony or "a crime involving moral turpitude or misfeasance or malfeasance in office."
Another elaborates on existing provisions to remove the county executive. County Executive John R. Leopold is fighting charges he misused his police security detail for personal and political gain. Leopold has denied wrongdoing.
This summer, the council has already decided to send six charter changes to voters. In August, they will consider sending an additional 10.
Arundel council delays vote on ousting elected officials
Lawmakers continue to mull provisions to remove politicians from office
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