Fremont councilman submits resignation

3/22/2013
BLADE STAFF

FREMONT -- A city councilman resigned at a Thursday night meeting.

Rick Root, 4th Ward Councilman, announced his resignation after 16 years on the council. His seat was up for election in November, and he had not filed to run again.

A committee of the Sandusky County Republican Party will meet April 16 to name a replacement.

Mr. Root could not be reached for immediate comment today.