WESTMORLAND — City Councilman Thomas Marquez officially resigned Wednesday, leaving the city searching for a replacement.
During the council meeting Wednesday, Marquez submitted a letter addressed to Mayor Henry Halcon. The letter stated Marquez had resigned his position Monday.
"I would like to express my thanks to you (Halcon) and the citizens of Westmorland. The time I have spent as a member of the City Council has been both rewarding and enjoyable. I leave with many memories," he wrote in the letter.
"Henry, please thank all the employees for their support not only for me but for all they do for the city, the work they do each day to keep the city moving forward," the letter states.