Mayor Bell makes appointments 2015.12.02

Morenci mayor Jeff Bell made several appointments at the Nov. 23 city council meeting, but some positions remain vacant.

Council members approved the mayor's recommendation to appoint Kelly Burrow to a term on the Stair District Library board. Burrow will fill a vacancy created by the resignation Brenda Spiess.

Councilor Jeff Lampson was appointed to fill a vacancy on the zoning board of appeals and councilor Leonie Leahy to the Morenci Area EMS Advisory Board. One vacancy still exists on both the zoning board and EMS board.

One city resident is still needed to serve on the board of review. The board settles disputes regarding property tax assessments.

Bell made the following council committee appointments:

• Finance, Legal, Administrative, Personnel and Economic Development—Sean Seger (chair), Katie Cox (co-chair) and Ron Apger.

• Public Safety—Leonie Leahy (chair), Denise Walsh (co-chair) and Katie Cox.

• Public Works—Jeff Lampson (chair), Ron Apger (co-chair) and Denise Walsh.