City Attorney Carlos Valdez Sends Official Letter of Resignation
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -
City Attorney Carlos Valdez sent in his formal resignation from his position on Monday, effective as of close of business on Friday, Nov. 15.
Valdez has said that he is stepping down to run for a court of law judge's position. Kiii News Reporter Bill Churchwell spoke to Valdez Monday and went Live from City Hall with the details.
Valdez began working for the City of Corpus Christi on March 16, 2010. While serving, he served during the demolition of the Memorial Coliseum. He also reduced the City's dependence on outside council, drafted the city ordinance banning synthetic marijuana, and defended the city in numerous lawsuits, including the Aquarius Street lawsuit, which made Schlitterbahn possible.
Valdez said he plans to make the announcement soon that he will be running for political office -- specifically the position of judge for County Court at Law 4.
Valdez' last day will actually be Oct. 25, as he uses up accumulated leave.