Exclusive Breaking News
Former Mayor Richard Thomas Dismissed From Office By an Unanimous 5-0 City Council Vote
Joe Spiezio III Hit with a $200,000*Building Violations Fine By the City of Yonkers
The Mount Vernon City Council informed the members in attendance that former Mayor Richard Thomas by admitting to a Class A misdemeanor on July 8, 2019 abrogated his office under Article 25 of the Mount Vernon City Charter. As a corollary to this action, Richard Thomas will lose all financial benefits accrued and his salary halted.
The Mount Vernon City Marshall will tomorrow escort the former Mayor Thomas to clean out his desk, taking that of a personal nature, and leaving all documents and items not of a personal nature with the City Marshall.
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Unrelated to the conduct in the City of Mount Vernon, specific to Joe Spiezio III, a benefactor of sorts to former Mayor Richard Thomas, is an ancillary tid bit of news, that is that Spiezio was hit with a fine of $300,000* (the correct amount is $200,000 not $300,000) by the City of Yonkers today. It was my typo error ~ Hezi!