A new town board will be officially seated on Wednesday, April 11, at the Orchard City Town Board's regular meeting.
Results from the April 3 municipal vote saw Mayor Don Suppes returned to office for a second four-year term. Suppes was also the top vote-getter in the Orchard balloting with 632 votes.
Trustees Jim Boyd and Marsha Thomas were also returned to second terms of four years. Boyd had 567 votes and Thomas had 548.
The other four-year trustee term was won by Craig Fuller, a former town board member who got 451 votes.
Winning a place on the town board to fill out the remaining two years of a retired trustee's remaining term was Matt Soper who got 401 votes.
Boyd is a retired water commissioner for the Surface Creek Valley.
Fuller is a contractor and custom home builder. He has served previously on the town board for six years from 2002 to 2008.
Matt Soper, a native of Austin, has just earned his law degree and has worked in political campaign management and speech writing.
Thomas is a retired business office manager at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
The county elections department reported 747 ballots returned out of 1,620 mailed to the town's active voters for a 46 percent response rate. There are a total of 2,188 eligible voters in Orchard City, the elections department said. The vote results were still unofficial as of last Friday.
Also on the board's April 11 agenda are the purchase of property at the Eckert water tanks, naming of student of the month, and appointment of new planning commission members.blog comments powered by Disqus