Ellisville mayor’s impeachment hearing delayed

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 1:31 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 29 at 5:26 PM

ELLISVILLE, Mo. -- A mayoral impeachment hearing in Ellisville has been rescheduled to April 1 -- the day before an election in which three members of the St. Louis County town’s city council are up for re-election.

Mayor Adam Paul is facing possible impeachment for alleged offenses that include secretly taping city employees, disclosing confidential information and giving illegal orders to employees.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Paul’s attorney requested the five-day delay in the hearing to allow more time to prepare a defense.

Paul was suspended for 45 days on Feb. 27.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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