ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has yet to resign despite pressure from prosecutors after his conviction on 47 federal corruption charges.
Allentown City Council is now taking steps to boot the mayor if he doesn't step down.
Council will hold a special meeting next Thursday to determine whether to remove Pawlowski from office.
The meeting agenda says council "reserves the right" to remove the mayor from office immediately if he committed wrongdoing in office.
News of this special meeting comes as Pawlowski is asking his supporters to help make a case for a lenient jail sentence. He wants them to write letters to the judge on his behalf.
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