Disgraced county Supervisor Nathan Fletcher will formally resign from his 4th District seat at 5 p.m. on Could 15, his workplace introduced Thursday.
The announcement follows Fletcher’s acknowledgement that he suffers from PTSD and admission of an affair with an worker of San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. The worker has filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment and assault.
“The pressure on my spouse and household over this previous week has been immense and insufferable. A mix of my private errors plus false accusations has created a burden that my household shouldn’t should bear. I will likely be resigning from the Board of Supervisors, efficient on the finish of my medical depart,” Fletcher mentioned.
Fletcher, a Marine Corps veteran, is presently out of the state searching for medical therapy for PTSD.
In accordance with official coverage, the Board of Supervisors can fill the emptiness “by appointment, by calling for a particular election, or by a mixture of the 2.”
The subsequent repeatedly scheduled assembly of the board is on Tuesday, April 4.
Different members of the board didn’t instantly touch upon the subsequent steps following Fletcher’s resignation, however Vice Chair Terra Lawson-Remer vowed to “proceed to maneuver ahead our transformative imaginative and prescient for a county that works for everybody.”