Disclaimer: Ed McKeon is a candidate for Common Council on the endorsed slate, Row A.
FACT: Mayor Dan Drew supports Bill Russo and the challenge slate for Common Council.
FACT: Bill Russo is the Director of Public Works.
FACT: Mayor Dan Drew exerting "executive authority" instructs the Public Works Department to remove campaign signs for a candidate for Common Council on Row A, the slate opposing the slate the mayor supports.
FACT: The authority for removing signs, by municipal code, resides with the Zoning Enforcement Officer.
FACT: The Zoning Enforcement Officer admits to receiving zero complaints, and zero orders to remove signs.
FACT: No retraction necessary.
Conflict of interest? In my opinion, it seems obvious, but, gentle reader, you be the judge.