Ousted Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul hopes impeachment isn’t permanent as the City Council votes tonight to put him back in office.
“I want to get the city back going, I want to turn ashy back to classy,” Paul said after Wednesday’s council meeting.
Former Ellisville mayor Adam Paul and Ellisville councilman Matt Perrillo square off in studio after last night’s vote to oust Paul from his job as mayor.
Paul and his defense attorney Chet Pleban both vow a legal appeal to get the matter into a “real court.”
It ends tonight. Or rather, the Ellisville mayor’s impeachment saga is supposed to end tonight.
Three days of grinding, grueling testimony, and Ellisville City Council members still haven’t decided what to do with Mayor Adam Paul.
After a six-hour session Monday, Tuesday night featured another marathon session of deliberations on the litany of charges against Adam Paul.
Mayor Adam Paul’s impeachment trial, on stage in a gymnasium packed spectators groaning and chuckling along, now bleeds into Election Day after a six-hour marathon hearing.
At the door sits a metal detector. Inside is an elementary school gymnasium filled with folding chairs which are themselves filled with shouting residents.
A lawyer for Paul argued that the city’s charter is unconstitutional and therefore the impeachment attempt should be grounded.