Rick Brainard resigns City Council
Embattled Grand Junction City Council member Rick Brainard has resigned, according to the city of Grand Junction.
Brainard cited personal reasons for resigning in his letter.
Brainard, who was arrested on domestic violence charges in the days following his election to council in April, served in one of the city’s two at-large positions.
A group was in the process of mounting a campaign to recall Brainard.