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Board of Education member in major Connecticut city to step down

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City officers mentioned BOE member Darnell Goldson despatched an electronic mail to the board, saying his intentions to resign.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — One of New Haven’s Board of Education members is planning to resign from the board, citing well being causes.

City officers mentioned BOE member Darnell Goldson despatched an electronic mail to the board, saying he intends to resign due to well being.

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“This is truly tough news, and I wish Darnell strength as he battles this illness. I hope he makes a full and speedy recovery,” mentioned Mayor Justin Elicker. “I’ve known Darnell for a long time. He is hard working and tenacious. We are thankful for his service.”

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 “I am indeed sorry to hear of Mr. Goldson’s illness,” mentioned Dr. Illine Tracey, Superintendent of New Haven Public Schools. “I wish him a speedy recovery and restored health. My prayers are with him and family as he goes through this challenging period.”

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The vacant Board of Education spot might be stuffed by an election, in accordance to the city constitution. There aren’t any particulars on when an election would happen and who would run to fill the spot.

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