Former City Councilor Brian Pine, a Progressive, is also considering a bid if the incumbent does not seek another term.
Cases against dealers in overdose deaths can be difficult to prove.
Teachers will get a 2.5 percent salary increase in year one, and 2.75 percent in year two.
Some City Council members are crying foul at the withdrawal of one of the bids, saying their trust was violated.
The two sides reached a preliminary agreement for a new contract, bringing an end to a four-day strike and months of fraught negotiations that had failed to produce a compromise.
UVM selected Eastern Development Corp. from four companies that responded to a request for proposals.
Another round of mediation is scheduled for Tuesday. Meanwhile, two Republican lawmakers say boards should not be allowed to impose working conditions and teachers should not be allowed to strike.
Long before recent high-profile events, Chief Brandon del Pozo has been considering new ways to deal with public drunkenness and other violations.
Agents posed as underage girls in online forums such as Craigslist and arranged to meet the men for sexual encounters. When the men arrived at the agreed upon locations, they were arrested.
Erik Wells, a district spokesman, confirmed there would be no school Friday, but declined to say when or how the board might make overtures to the union going forward.
The sides gave different versions of what stymied the one-day mediation session. Teachers pointed to scheduling, but the board said it was new salary demands.
City officials said they were motivated, in part, by residents calling for greater transparency in the sale process.
The university and the union are at odds over salaries. The administration is offering a 2 percent increase.
It appears one contract issue remains, having to do with demands on teachers’ time during the workday. If that can’t be ironed out, a strike would start Thursday, the union says.