The droning swarm of gadflies done him in. He failed to get public comment put to the end through Joy Colon-Jello. Also had no spine – Costello would cut people off at the 3 minute limit.
Cort says his decision to resign is still firm: “I’m not changing my mind.”
While Dilworth’s recall threat isn’t the only reason he’s throwing in the towel, he says, it’s a “symptom” of a persistent lack of civility at P.G. City Council meetings. “I want this to be about respect and dialogue in government,” Cort says. “Meeting after meeting, a small group of people comes and disrupts and threatens our council. It really makes it difficult to get our work done. This insulting, demeaning behavior is something that’s gotta end.”