Joca Marquez resigns as San Marcos City Council member

Joca Marquez, a San Marcos City Council member, presented her resignation letter March 9. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Joca Marquez, a San Marcos City Council member, presented her resignation letter March 9. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Joca Marquez, a San Marcos City Council member, presented her resignation letter March 9. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Joca Marquez, a San Marcos City Council member, resigned her seat on council March 9.



Marquez presented her letter of resignation at the city clerks’s office March 9. In it, she wrote: “I am resigning at this time because my employment plans will require me to move my residence to a location outside the city of San Marcos,” according to a press release sent by the city March 10.



She was elected for a three-year term for Place 5 in December 2018, a term that would have concluded in 2021.



The city of San Marcos is coordinating details to fill the vacancy following Marquez’s resignation. The city will provide election information once it has been finalized.



This story will be updated as more news becomes available.