Bemidji City Councilor Michael Beard Announces Resignation
Bemidji City Councilor Michael Beard announced his resignation today due to health reasons.
In a press release he states, “It is with sadness that I am announcing my resignation effective immediately from the Bemidji City Council. Due to health reasons involving stress and a family history of heart disease including my father having 3 heart attacks before age 65, I feel it would be prudent for me to end my tenure. I have enjoyed serving Ward 2 citizens with zeal and passion and appreciate the encouragement and support I have received from the community.”
Beard had served on the city council since 2018.