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The City of Taneytown and City attorney Jack A Gullo Jr. have reached agreement on items pertaining to Mr. Gullo’s dismissal in November of 2023

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Reported by the City of Taneytown on March 27th:

The City of Taneytown and City attorney Jack A Gullo Jr. have reached agreement on items pertaining to Mr. Gullo’s dismissal in November of 2023. Upon consultation with special counsel on the matter, the City Council determined that Mr. Gullo’s dismissal was an ultra vires act and considered null and void. This determination was documented in Resolution 2024-03. Both parties are pleased to bring closure to the matter and look forward to resuming the productive relationship that the City has enjoyed for many years.

Signed resolution: https://bit.ly/49iFQIa

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Noted in the resolution (see link above):

The alleged removal of the City Attorney last November shall be considered to have been an unauthorized act that is deemed to be null and void.

Mr. Gullo’s status and indefinite term of Office as City Attorney previously retained as an independent contractor shall be considered to have remained effective continuously since he was retained in 2004 and shall be further deemed to continue indefinitely at the pleasure of the Mayor and Council according to the terms of said contract.

Here is a copy of that resolution: Resolution 2024-03

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Previous articles on this topic:

The Taneytown City Council passed a resolution to reinstate Jack Gullo, who was previously fired from his position as City Attorney

Taneytown Mayor Christopher Miller has terminated the appointment of the City Attorney

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