A resignation from Roy would have triggered a special election.
"I think it will give me greater insight into what the community needs," he said, adding that he intends to develop an equally close relationship with officials in Medway, the other town in the 10th Norfolk District.
Council Chairman Robert Vallee said Wednesday that Roy made the right decision because "having a new election would cost the town money, and there’s no need for it."
"(Roy) can bring the problems that we might have locally to the House," Vallee said. "It’s a plus-plus."
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