City Clerk Resigns

March 27, 2007 by  
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(March 27, 2007) Ypsilanti City Clerk Rebecca Bintz submitted her resignation on Monday, March 26th. Bintz had been on the job for two months. Bintz came under fire for the alleged use of a racial epithet while at work.

Mayor Paul Schreiber (Dem) announced that Bintz had tendered her resignation during a special council meeting held Tuesday morning at 7:30. Schreiber told council that Bintz’s resignation would not be effective until it was accepted by the council. Schreiber indicated that he thought that would happen at the April 3rd meeting of City Council.

Watch Video of March 27, 2007 Special Council Meeting

At the beginning of the meeting Schreiber asked newly hired Deputy Clerk Frances McMullan to introduce herself. McMullan began work last week on March 19th and is the only employee in the Clerk’s office.

McMullan previously worked for the City of Ann Arbor for 16 years. She has held a variety of positions including work in the Ann Arbor Building department and the Clerks office where she was an election worker and also was the recording secretary for city council for four years from 1997 to 2000. Her last job was parking referee for Ann Arbor. McMullan lives in Ypsilanti Township and is a graduate of EMU.

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