Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery is speaking before the City Council and he's asking to delay a vote to approve his pick for city attorney.
The council was supposed to vote to confirm Lowery's pick for city attorney, Veronica Coleman-Davis, in place of embattled City Atty. Elbert Jefferson.
But Lowery said in light of the court hearing tomorrow - Jefferson has sued Lowery, saying he overstepped his bounds by forcing him out of City Hall - Lowery would like to delay the vote to approve his city attorney for two weeks.
"I'm here to say I want to cooperate with the council," Lowery said. "I don't want anything that's going to be divisive. I don't want a media circus."
Lowery added: "I want us to work together."
Now the council is debating whether to delay approval of all nominees or approve only chief administrative officer Jack Sammons.