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Medicine Park mayor stepping down

MEDICINE PARK, Okla._Medicine Park will soon have a new mayor after its current mayor announced his sudden resignation.

Mayor Charles Callich says he is stepping down from the position effective November 19 due to personal reasons. Mayor Callich says he will still serve on the Board of Trustees, but says he does not feel he can give the mayoral position the attention it deserves after holding the position for the past six months. The new mayor will be selected at the next Board of Trustees meeting on November 19 from a pool of the remaining four board members.

A board member must receive at least three of the five votes in order to be elected.

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