POSTED: Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 8:46pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 8, 2012 - 2:31pm
Socorro, TX — Socorro's Mayor, Trini Lopez resigned on Sunday. According to a city spokesman, Lopez sent two emails to Socorro Mayor Pro Tem, Mary B. Garcia, stating at one point he should not continue in office. The resignation by Mayor Lopez is effective immediately. It comes just before a special council meeting this week to look deeper into the mayor's purchase of city property. Mayor Pro Tem Garcia has called out Mayor Lopez for what she calls inappropriate businesses practices.