GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4) – Greeley will have to replace its newest city council member.

A judge ruled that Eddie Mirick cannot serve because he has a felony conviction on his record.

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Eddie Mirick (credit: CBS)

Mirick says he did not disclose to voters that he accepted a plea to felony forgery 40 years ago in California because the charge was supposed to be downgraded to a misdemeanor.

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Eddie Mirick (credit: CBS)

A judge said that there is no evidence that the charge was downgraded.

The Greeley City Council will meet next week to discuss the process of appointing Mirick’s replacement.

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