Adjala-Tosorontio council walks back decision to censure Mayor Floyd Pinto
On Aug. 17, Adjala-Tosorontio council walked back a decision it made in March to censure Mayor Floyd Pinto for alleged wrongdoing. – Brad Pritchard/Torstar
From Simcoe.com, August 18, 2022
By Brad Pritchard
A censure that was placed on Adjala-Tosorontio Mayor Floyd Pinto by the majority of council earlier this year, after he was alleged to have broken council’s code of conduct for comments he made on social media and in other settings, has been repealed.
At a special council meeting held on Aug. 17, councillors brought back the motion, which passed in March, for reconsideration and then, in a unanimous decision, voted against the censure.
There was no discussion on the motion, but the township provided additional information the following day.
In a media release published by the township on Aug. 18, recently hired chief administrative officer Nelson Santos said the motion was brought back for reconsideration “for the benefit of the township and to address all prospective litigation on this issue.”
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