Green turns keys in, done as mayor

The mayor returned to Township Hall at about 8 p.m. on Monday, collected his personal possessions, and handed in his fob and cell phone.

Langley Township Mayor Rick Green has left the building.

The mayor returned to Township Hall at about 8 p.m. on Monday, collected his personal possessions, and handed in his fob and cell phone, administrator Mark Bakken has confirmed.

Bakken also confirmed reports that Green, who was unseated in Saturday’s elections, has stated he will be unavailable for mayoral duties between now and when his term officially ends.

That is on Monday, Dec. 5 when new mayor Jack Froese is sworn into office.

The inaugural meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers of the Municipal Hall, 20338 – 65 Ave. The regular agenda will follow.

In the meantime, Green’s duties will be assumed by the acting mayor, Councillor Grant Ward.

Green was defeated as mayor in Saturday’s election, gaining 4,466 votes to Froese’s 7,706 and 6,522 for Mel Kositsky.