After a long discussion with his doctor and family, Wakefield Councillor Louis Rompre has decided not to run for a second term this November.
It was a tough decision for Rompre, but in the end, his medical illness would not allow him to stay on.
Rompre suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease and the illness just won’t go away.
“After talking to my doctors, it’s time to start thinking about my health,” said Rompre, minutes after the Sept. 23 council meeting. He was huffing and puffing and finding it hard to catch his breath. Click to continue