Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms not seeking re-election
Simms made the announcement at council meeting Tuesday night
Long-time politician and Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms announced this week he won't be seeking re-election in September.
Simms made the announcement at a council meeting Tuesday night.
This will bring an end to his 28-year career in municipal politics, according to a press release.
Simms called the decades he spent in municipal politics "the most significant of my life."
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"Mount Pearl has a storied past and a very bright future. I look forward to being a resident for a long time to come," he said in a release.
Simms has been mayor of Mount Pearl since 2007.