Burlington Councilor quits day job to vote on Telecom sale

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A new twist in the Burlington Telecom saga.

The city council postponed a vote on who will buy BT Monday night after councilor Karen Paul recused herself for an unexplained conflict of interest One councilor told us that had dropped a bomb on the process.

Thursday, WCAX learned Paul has resigned from her job and plans to vote on the BT sale at the next council meeting this coming Monday. With Paul back in the mix -- sources tell us the council is back to being evenly split between the bid from Ting and the bid from Keep Burlington Telecom Local.

WCAX reached out to Karen Paul hoping to speak with her about this but have not heard back.