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Resignation Creates Another Vacancy on the Ladera Ranch Civic Council

There is another vacancy on the Ladera Ranch Civic Council.  Council member Connor Traut announced his resignation at Monday’s meeting.  The text of his announcement is here.  You will recall that Traut ran for the position two years ago as an 18 year recent high school graduate.  While we still question whether it was wise to elect someone so young to a position of community leadership, we recognize that Traut has put a lot of effort into his service to Civic Council and we wish him well in his future studies.

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