Ohio AG's office: Appointed Toledo council seats now vacant by former members' resignation

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - An unofficial opinion from the Ohio Attorney General's Office determined that the terms for two council members appointed aft...

January 5, 2023
4:14 AM

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - An unofficial opinion from the Ohio Attorney General's Office determined that the terms for two council members appointed after the council corruption scandal unfolded have officially ended. Toledo City Council will now have to fill the seats of Vanice Williams and John Hobbs III, who were appointed to fill the seats of Tyrone Riley and Yvonne Harper -- who have since been convicted on bribery and extortion charges.Toledo's law department reached out to the Ohio AG's office last week to get clarification on next steps for the council seats held by Williams and Hobbs following the convictions of Harper, Riley, and Larry Sykes.

WTVG Staff