- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 13, 2014

MAHOPAC, N.Y. (AP) - Some parents are calling for the resignation of a school board president in Putnam County after he described a woman as “chubby wubby” on an open mike.

The Journal News says the remark by Ray Cote was made during a Mahopac school board meeting last month. It was videotaped and broadcast on a local cable access station and live-streamed on the Internet.

Parents plan to call for Cote’s resignation at a board meeting Tuesday night.

The Journal News says Cote is a member of a diversity and sensitivity initiative. It was created in March following racist tweets posted by some Mahopac (MAY’-oh-pak) students during a basketball game.

The school didn’t respond to comment requests.

WABC-TV says Cote was in a meeting Monday and unavailable for comment.

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