It appears that Mayor Andy Klein made a personal decision. There nothing in the article or related news source that indicates Andy Klein was missing meetings, and could not function well as Mayor or as a city council member.
|San Carlos Mayor Andy Klein resigns|
San Mateo Daily Journal/Michelle Durand, 4/19/12, "San Carlos Mayor resigns."
"San Carlos Mayor Andy Klein, who took the position nearly a year ago after the unexpected death of Omar Ahmad, announced his resignation yesterday, citing “some major setbacks” in his personal life including the dissolution of his marriage and alcohol issues.
“It’s a lot of things. It’s alcohol, it’s my marriage, it’s stress. I haven’t been taking the time to appropriately deal with everything and I can’t keep bulldozing ahead. At some point, people hit their breaking point,” Klein said.In his resignation letter, Klein, 30, said remaining a public servant during this time is no longer feasible." Read article.
Reference - Mayor Andy Klein profile. Related article - KTVU.com, 4/18/12.
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