WARREN (AP) — The mayor of Michigan’s third-largest city has a message for residents: If he’s jogging, do not disturb.
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts felt a need to get the message out on Facebook Tuesday after a resident complained that he didn’t speak to her while jogging. Fouts says he didn’t recognize her and typically listens to radio or takes calls on his mobile phone when he’s exercising.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
Fouts says he’s “available 24/7 but NOT when I’m jogging.” He says some residents believe he’s “obligated” to stop and talk.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
Fouts is in his 70s, and he says he’s trying to keep his heart in good shape. He’s been mayor of Warren, a Detroit suburb, since 2008.MORE NEWS: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
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