2021 Town of Townsend Town Council Appointment & Committee ReorganizationDate Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2021
2021 Town of Townsend Town Council Appointment & Committee Reorganization
In accordance with the Town Charter, Town Council appointed Mr. Scott Lobdell to fill the vacant Council seat at the Town Council Workshop meeting on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021. The appointment was confirmed at the Town Council meeting on Wednesday, July 7th, 2021, by the unanimous approval of Resolution 2021-009, a Resolution to affirm the appointment of Mr. Scott Lobdell as Interim Town Councilman.
As previously announced, on Thursday June 3, 2021, there was a vacancy in the Office of Town Council, due to the resignation of a former Councilman.
Councilman Scott Lobdell was previously elected to Town Council in the 2019 Council election, serving his term until 2021. Councilman Lobdell previously served on the Public Works, Land Use and Development, Community Relations, and Parks and Recreation Committees. Councilman Lobdell also ran in the 2021 Town Council election and was succeeded by other candidates.
After the approval of Resolution 2021-009, Councilman Lobdell was sworn into the Town of Townsend Town Council. Councilman Lobdell will serve in this Council seat until the next annual municipal election, during which time this Council seat will be up for a one- year term to complete the remainder of the 2021-2023 Town Council term.
Following Councilman Lobdell’s swearing in, Mayor Miller reorganized the Council Committees and the following Council members were appointed to the following Committees:
|Finance Committee:||Chair- Mayor Miller||Co-Chair- Councilman Dugan|
|Human Resources Committee:||Chair- Mayor Miller|
|Public Works Committee:||Chair- Councilman Dugan||Co-Chair- Councilman Mertz|
|Land Use and Development Committee:||Chair- Councilman Lobdell||Co-Chair- Councilman Dugan|
|Veterans Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Clarke||Co-Chair- Mayor Miller|
|Public Safety Committee:||Chair- Councilman Mertz||Co-Chair- Councilwoman Clarke|
|Community Engagement Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Clarke||Co-Chair- Councilman Lobdell|
|Parks and Recreation Committee:||Chair- Councilman Lobdell||Co-Chair- Councilman Mertz|
|National Wildlife and Historic Preservation Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Clarke|