|Published: 8:36 AM, 05/16/2013
||Last updated: 8:36 AM, 05/16/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-It took several rounds of voting, but the Newport
Board of Mayor and Aldermen finally formed a majority and voted to appoint Don
Large to the Newport Utilities board, when the Council met Tuesday, May 14.
Large was selected by aldermen by a vote of 3-2 to fill
an upcoming vacancy due to Bill Lewis's term expiring soon.
A majority of the aldermen was needed for one of several
candidates to be selected for the NU board. Several received only two votes,
not enough to be selected.
Those people voted on before Large was selected were Bill
Lewis, who sought a return to his position on the NU board; Alderwoman Kathy
Holt; Dan Metcalf; and Large.
Voting for Large were aldermen Freddie Gregg, Holt, and
In other news, the Council passed three resolutions
related to the authorization of the issuance of general obligation bond
anticipation notes for the new public library/museum scheduled to be built in
downtown Newport, for no more than $5,534,000.
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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