2022 Town of Townsend Town Council ReorganizationDate Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2022
2022 Town of Townsend Town Council Reorganization
On Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the Town of Townsend held its annual reorganization meeting. At this meeting, Scott Lobdell, one of the Town Council Candidates for a two-year term was sworn in and seated in accordance with the Town Ordinance. His term will expire in June 2024.
Following the swearing in of Councilman Lobdell there were two remaining vacant seats on Council, the sitting Councilmembers appointed two members to one-year Council terms, in accordance with the Town Charter. Appointed members were Edgar Dugan and Sheryl Rojas. Both Edgar Dugan and Sheryl Rojas were sworn-in at the reorganization meeting of the Town Council and their terms will expire in June 2023.
After the Councilmembers were seated, the Town Council elected Councilman Scott Lobdell to serve as Mayor of the Town of Townsend. The Mayor serves a one-year term.
Mayor Lobdell’s first duty after taking the chair, was to announce his appointments of Councilmembers to Committees. The following Committees were established, and the following Council members were appointed:
|Finance Committee:||Chair- Councilman Dugan||Co-Chair- Mayor Lobdell|
|Human Resources Committee:||Chair- Mayor Lobdell||Co-Chair- Councilman Dugan|
|Public Works Committee:||Chair- Councilman Dugan||Co-Chair- Councilman Mertz|
|Land Use and Development Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Rojas||Co-Chair- Mayor Lobdell|
|Veterans Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Clarke||Co-Chair- Councilwoman Rojas|
|Public Safety Committee:||Chair- Councilman Mertz||Co-Chair- Councilwoman Clarke|
|Community Engagement Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Clarke||Co-Chair- Councilwoman Rojas|
|National Wildlife and Historic Preservation Committee:||Chair- Councilwoman Clarke||Co-Chair- Councilman Dugan|
|Code Review Committee:||Chair- Mayor Lobdell||Co-Chair- Councilman Mertz|
Over the next few weeks, committees will work with Mayor Lobdell to establish priorities and annual objectives.