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County Board reorganizes; Sharp chair

New Christian County Board Members

CHRISTIAN COUNTY — A re-organizational meeting of Christian County Board was held Monday night in the Courthouse. Board members are, seated, from left, Jean Vandenbergh, Venise McWard, Chairman Bryan Sharp and Linda Curtin. In back, Thomas Snyder Jr., Jeff Nolan, Clint Epley, Ken Franklin, Clayton Walter, David Puccetti, Vicki McMahon, Tim Carlson, Seth Foster, Matt Wells, David Buckles and Mike Specha. At the right shows those members who were elected in November. Seated are Jean Vandenbergh, Chairman Bryan Sharp and Vice Chairman Clint Epley. Standing are Clayton Walter, Jeff Nolan, Seth Foster and David Buckles.

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer

CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Christian County board met for their re-organizational meeting on Monday, Dec 5 in the Board Meeting Room of the Courthouse. This was the first official meeting in December and the first time this particular board has met.

First order of business was the swearing in of the 16-member board. That was conducted by Christian County Resident Circuit Court Judge Brad Paisley. Then came the business of selecting a chairman and vice-chairman. Members elected Bryan Sharp of rural Taylorville and District 3 representative, as

the new Chairman. Elected vice-chairman was District 4 representative from rural Pana, Clint Epley.

The replace Matt Wells, current District 4 representative, chairman and Craig Corzine, vice-chairman, who did not seek re-election.

the board, seeing whats going on,” Sharp stated. “There are a lot of things happening in Christian County. A lot of projects coming to Christian County. I want the board to be very engaged. I want the committees to be very engaged so I think that is my biggest goal is to see that happen.”

chairman duties, Epley was named chairman of the Executive, Personnel, Liquor and Legislative committee. Corzine was the former chair of the committee.

Thomas Snyder Jr. was appointed chairman of the Highway, Buildings, Grounds, Environmental, Welfare and Zoning committee, replacing former Board member Dale Livingston.

Venise McWard kept her position as chairman of the Finance committee.

The re-organizational meeting adjourned at 6:56 p.m. The first regular meeting for the new Board is Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in the Board Meeting Room of the Courthouse.

 

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