AG to Legislature: Former mayor acted within his authority; Legislature can determine how mayoral vacancies are filled

January 30, 2020, Tamuning, Guam- Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho today responded to the legislature’s requests for Opinion concerning the authority of the Yona Mayor to appoint a Municipal Planning Council while detained pending trial (LEG 20-0016) and legislative authority to determine the manner of filling vacancies in the municipal offices of mayor and vice-mayor (LEG 20-0036).

To read the Opinion on the mayor’s authority, click here.

To read the Opinion on the legislative authority, click here.