A petition to recall Alderman Bill Clayton is moving forward. The alderman was investigated for alleged racist remarks to a reporter and comments about another council member. The city council discussed the possible violations of the city's Code of Conduct, but took no action. Citizens who believe Clayton should resign have started a petition to recall him; according to the Rapid City Journal, petitioners have gathered 3,000 of a required 6,200 signatures.
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