Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:16:58 GMT -- Saginaw Mayor Greg Branch has decided to not run for another term as Mayor or as a member of the City Council.
In a statement, Mayor Branch says that a combination of wanting to spend more time with his family and a greatly increased commute time to his job with Pricing & Ewend were the main factors in his decision.
Mayor Branch has severed on the City Council for 8 years, 4 of those as Mayor.
In his statement Branch pointed out that while the City of Saginaw may have its challenges, it has managed to keep its budget balanced and avoid having an Emergency Financial Manager.
Saginaw's next election is in November 5th this year.