San Antonio

City council meeting set over Clayton Perry’s charges

This comes after Perry turned himself in on charges associated to the Sunday accident at 4 p.m. Thursday, just some hours after a warrant was issued.

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio City Council will maintain a particular meeting on Monday calling for City Councilman Clayton Perry to resign following his involvement in an alleged hit-and-run.

The agenda says the meeting might be livestreamed. It says they are going to be “issuing a vote of no confidence, calling for City Councilmember Clayton Perry to resign; and accepting his resignation and authorizing actions necessary to start the appointment process for an interim council member if he voluntarily resigns.”

In the occasion Perry does resign, the council would start the method of appointing an interim District 10 consultant. 

This comes after the embattled metropolis chief turned himself in on charges associated to the Sunday accident at 4 p.m. Thursday, just some hours after a warrant was issued. Within 45 minutes, he had posted bond, which was set at $2,000. Perry has been charged with failure to cease and provides data, in addition to a extra extreme cost of driving whereas intoxicated. 

A police report says the driving force of a Jeep turned too large on Sunday, going into oncoming visitors lanes. A automobile that was ready on the purple mild was hit, “causing major damage,” the report said. 

It all unfolded a couple of half-mile from Perry’s home.

When requested if he was ingesting on the evening of the accident, Perry: “I’m gonna let the process determine that.” Later, when a reporter requested if he “had a drinking problem,” the council member mentioned, “I don’t think so, but that’s something I’m going to be re-evaluating in my entire life.”

Perry mentioned Thursday he isn’t planning to resign.

The group will be capable to remark on the metropolis council meeting. To converse, you may click here to enroll.

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