Archive for January, 2014


Mayor Earnie Porta Will Not Seek Reelection

Posted by Lou on January 21, 2014 in Politics, Town News

Per Mayor Porta:

With the deadline for filing for town elections approaching in March, I wanted to let everyone know that I will not be seeking a fifth term as Mayor of the Town of Occoquan this May.  After making a careful and realistic assessment of other commitments and obligations, as well as of personal and professional goals, I have concluded that I simply would not be able to devote for another full two-year term the time, effort, and focus that I think the people of Occoquan deserve.

It has been an honor and privilege to serve as Occoquan’s Mayor over the past eight years, and I am very grateful for the generous support received during that time from residents, businesses, staff, visitors, and the many friends of the town in Prince William County and other areas.  I am proud of all that we have been able to accomplish together.  We have, I believe, provided a solid foundation on which future councils can build.  Over the remaining five months of my term I will do my best to continue to work diligently on Occoquan’s behalf.  Thank you all again for the privilege of serving.

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