Mayor Rick Skjeie made annual appointments to the City Council Committees and departments on Monday. The council voted in favor of all appointments and the nominees will begin serving their terms on January 1st. Paul Brock remains as the City Clerk and Treasurer. Steve Bakke is retained as the City Attorney. Don Snyder, Lowell Solberg, and Dennis Steffensen are now on the Cemetery Board.
On the City Council Committees for 2014, Ron Hlland will serve as chairman of the Electric Utility Committee and will be joined by Dennis Huling and Steve Hall. The Street Sanitation Committee will be chaired by Suzanne Murphy and joining her will be Ron Holland and Dennis Huling. the Water and Waste Water Committee will have Jon wet as the chair with Jerry Clouse and Tony Mikes serving on the committee. The Finance and Personnel Committee will be chaired by Jerry Clouse with Steve Hall and Tony Mikes serving on the committee. The Safety Committee will be chaired by Suzanne Murphy with Steve Hall and Jon West serving on the committee. the Business and Industry Committee will have Ron Holland chairing and Jerry Clouse and Tony Mikes serving on the committee.
The mayor then appointed Suzanne Murphy as the Mayor Pro-Tem which was approved. The Police Chief remains Dan Davis until he retires in the fall. The Cerro Gordo County Landfill representative is Byron Ruiter with Suzanne Murphy as the alternate, and the city’s representative on the Winnebago/Worth County Betterment Corporation Board is Jerry Clouse. All were approved by the council on Monday night.