Dan Cort recall, Pacific Grove, California, 2009
The mayor's resignation was effective as of the end of September 2009.
Reasons given for the attempted recall
The recall effort was spearheaded by David Dilworth and former councilmember Terrence Zito.
In a press conference announcing their recall effort, Dilworth and Zito said they have several motivations for launching the recall effort:
- They said that in their view, city assets had been mismanaged.
- Dilworth talked about reduced Library hours and his concerns with a public-private partnership that was approved for the City's Museum.
- A proposed pay increase adjustment for members of the City's Police Officers Association was mentioned as a factor motivating the recall.
Path to the ballot
No signatures were collected and the attempted recall never went to the ballot.