According to our reporter Melissa Zygowicz, city attorney Thomas Carpenter sent an internal memo to city director Lance Hines to request the resolution be pulled off the agenda due to “recent developments in litigation matters” that involve the city’s police department.
JUST IN — City attorney Carpenter sent an internal memo asking city director Lance Hines to pull the resolution at tonight’s meeting for a vote of no confidence in LRPD police chief Keith Humphrey. Hines says he is more than likely going to pull it at this time. @thv11. pic.twitter.com/FJglTZb0kf
— Melissa Zygowicz (@THVMelissa) December 15, 2020
“The problem is quite complicated,” Carpenter said. “There are other facets that need to be considered. The point is, such careful consideration will not occur before the meeting tonight.”
Hines said he is considering pulling the resolution from Tuesday’s agenda meeting.
We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.