Colourful and controversial independent county councillor John O’Donnell was expected to be elected as Mayor of the Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District this morning - but when the election took place there was no seconder for the position.
Cllr. Kevin Bradley (Independent) proposed Cllr. O'Donnell to be the new Mayor.
But there was then a long pause and no seconder.
Cllr .McGarvey, the out-going Mayor, asked if there was any other proposal for the post of Mayor.
But none was forthcoming.
It was then agreed to adjourn the meeting for 15 minutes.
It had been widely reported prior to the meeting that Cllr. O'Donnell, who topped the poll in the Milford Electoral Area, would become the new Mayor of the Letterkenny-Milford Muncipal Council, taking over from Cllr. Ian McGarvey.
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