Spokane City Council member resigns to move to Texas

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by SHAWN CHITNIS & KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 27 at 8:42 PM

SPOKANE, Wash.--Steve Salvatori announced on Monday that he would resign from Spokane City Council.  Salvatori said he would move to his company’s new headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Salvatori’s resignation was set to become effective on July 8, 2014. Salvatori moved to Spokane in 2007. He was elected in 2011 to serve a term from 2012 to 2015 for District 3.

Salvatori was the CEO of Salvatori-Scott. He said he would move to Texas where the company’s headquarters were. Salvatori-Scott is a consumer products broker firm.

Mayor David Condon released a statement on Tuesday thanking Salvatori for his service to Spokane.

“He championed independent civilian oversight of the police department, led a task force whose recommendations are helping to evolve the Spokane Fire Department, and fostered entrepreneurism and small business development in the community,” wrote Condon.

Mayor Condon added that he fully supported Salvatori’s decision to leave.

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