Monday night the Manitowoc Common Council voted to Censure Alderperson Rhienna Gabriel for inappropriate conduct. This resolution passed on a 7 to 3 vote and will go into effect in five days. The delayed implementation is necessary since Mayor Justin Nickels said he would not sign the resolution…

 

The resolution against Alderperson Gabriel dissolves her of voting rights on committees yet does not remove her from the council. Council President Scott McMeans was asked if this resolution would prevent Gabriel from representing citizens in district 10…

 

McMeans added that the Censure is strictly disciplinary and within the authority of the Council. Several members of the Common Council had hoped to hear an apology when she addressed the council and then expressed disappointment that there was no remorse on behalf of Rhienna Gabriel for her actions.