Thomas Will Resign
1/6/2012, 10:14 a.m.
Embattled City Council member Harry Thomas Jr. announced on Thursday that he will resign his Ward 5 seat this weekend, according to reports.
Meanwhile, Thomas, 51, will appear in U. S. District Court Friday to enter a plea on embezzlement and filing a false tax return charges.
Upon his resignation, efforts will begin for a special election (within about 140 days) to fill the vacancy on the 13-member Council.