WHITE STONE—Three council members and the mayor were sworn in to new terms at the July 5 White Stone Town Council meeting, which turned out was necessary to form a quorum.
Amidst vacation season, council was minus four of its seven council members.
Lancaster County Clerk of Circuit Court Dianne Mumford swore in returning mayor Randy Reeves and returning councilman Irving Brittingham. Ran Reeves was sworn in to his first full term, after serving on council for just over a year as a special appointment. He filled the vacant seat of late councilman Joseph “Joe” Sliakis.
George, who is Sliakis’ daughter, begins her first term.
Blair Kenyon, Drew Hubbard, William Hubbard and Paul Elbourn were absent.
The brief meeting included two action items. Council voted unanimously, 3-0, to approve the appropriation ordinance for the 2018-19 budget, making it retroactive from July 1, 2018. Brittingham made the motion to approve the ordinance and Reeves, the second…..