Mayor of Kermit Not Running in Upcoming Election 2/7/14
CBS 7 News
February 7, 2014
KERMIT-Kermitís Mayor Ken Mays announced he would not be seeking another term as Mayor in the upcoming elections in May.
May 10th will be the last day that Mays serves as the mayor of Kermit.
During a special city council meeting regarding their elections, Mays told city council and those who attended the meeting, that he would not be running due to his age.
Mays, 81, says it was a tough decision that he and his family decided on, but say itís time that he retires and plans on traveling around the states with his wife.
Mays was appointed by city council members to fill the unexpired term of the previous Mayor, Brett Autry.
Between now and May 10th, Mays says he will work hard with the current city manager on the on-going campaign, Re-Klaim Kermit.