Wauseon Mayor Calls It Quits

The long­time Mayor of Wauseon, Doug Shaw, says he plans to retire in Novem­ber.

Shaw made the announce­ment that he was step­ping down dur­ing a Mon­day evening meet­ing of the Wauseon City Coun­cil.

Shaw’s cur­rent term of office began Jan. 1, 2012, and, had he stayed till the end of it, he would have been done on Dec. 31, 2015. Shaw said he plans to quit effec­tive Novem­ber 3rd.

Before he took the job as mayor, Shaw served on city coun­cil from 2002–2011, includ­ing a stint as coun­cil pres­i­dent from 2008-11.

No word yet on what the town’s plans are to replace the mayor.

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