Mayor Herzig Says He Can’t Explain Exodus
By JENNIFER HILL • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
Russ Southard, Melissa Nicosia, Dana Levinson, Michelle Osterhoudt and Joe Ficano are stepping aside.
The would leave only Dave Rissberger, John Rafter and freshman Michelle Frazier, if they are reelected, with any experience in the job come Jan. 1.
So far, only Len Carson, the former county representative, has surfaced as a candidate. He is running in Ward 5, the city’s Northwest corner.
Herzig said he doesn’t know why so many of the incumbents have decided to retire.