City of Port Moody statement regarding Mayor Vagramov
This afternoon, during a Special Closed Meeting, Port Moody Council approved a request made by Mayor Vagramov for an indefinite leave of absence, effective Friday, March 29, 2019.
Council approved a paid leave of absence and expressed their support for the Mayor’s decision to step aside at this time to prepare a defence pertaining to a personal legal matter which is now before the courts.
Councillor Diana Dilworth is the current Acting Mayor and City business continues as usual. A rotating Acting Mayor schedule is available on the City’s website. The City of Port Moody has no other information to share at this time, as the matter in question is a personal legal matter for Mayor Vagramov.
Inquiries related to the BC Prosecution Service’s announcement (Appointment of Special Prosecutor, March 28, 2019) should be directed to the BC Prosecution Service.