Buckendahl resigns from Alta council

Alta City Councilman Jerry Buckendahl has resigned his position effective immediately due to health issues, according to City Clerk Megan Peterson.

The Alta City Council accepted his resignation Monday night.

Buckendahl was elected in November 2015 to a four-year term on the council. Peterson said the council will discuss filling his vacancy at a later date.

Buckendahl’s vacant seat won’t be filled by November during the city’s election for mayor and council. Peterson said filling Buckendahl’s seat is the discretion of the mayor and remainder of the council.

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