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Committee Assignments

Officers

Virgi Lindsay – Council President – Ward 7
De’Keither Stamps- Vice President- Ward 4

During the first council meeting in July, the council elects one member to serve as president of the council and one member as vice-president, both of whom serve at the will and pleasure of the council.

The president presides at all council meetings. In the event of the president’s absence or disability, the vice-president acts as president. In the event of the absence of both the president and vice-president, a presiding officer will be designated by a majority vote of council members present to serve during such meetings. All council members, including the president, shall have the right to vote at all times, even when he/she is presiding.

Finance Committee

Melvin Priester, Jr., Chair
Ashby Foote, Vice Chair

Charles H. Tillman
Melvin Priester, Jr.
Virgi Lindsay
De’Keither Stamps

Legislative Committee  

Virgi Lindsay, Chair
Ashby Foote, Vice Chair
Aaron Banks
De’Keither Stamps
Melvin Priester, Jr.
Charles H. Tillman

Planning Committee

Aaron Banks, Chair
Melvin Priester, Jr., Vice Chair
De’Keither Stamps
Ashby Foote
Virgi Lindsay

Rules Committee

Aaron Banks, Chair
Ashby Foote, Vice Chair
Charles H. Tillman
Virgi Lindsay
Melvin Priester, Jr.

Economic Development Committee

Ashby Foote, Chair
Aaron Banks, Vice Chair
De’Keither Stamps
Melvin Priester, Jr.
Virgi Lindsay

Education/Youth Ad-Hoc Committee

Charles Tillman, Chair
Aaron Banks, Vice Chair 
Melvin Priester, Jr.
De’Keither Stamps
Virgi Lindsay

Government Operations Committee

De’Keither Stamps, Chair
Melvin Priester, Jr., Vice Chair
Aaron Banks
Virgi Lindsay
Ashby Foote

Water Ad-Hoc Committee

De’Keither Stamps, Chair
Ashby Foote, Vice Chair
Melvin Priester, Jr.
Aaron Banks
Virgi Lindsay
Charles H. Tillman

Internal Audit

Ashby Foote
Aaron Banks

Infrastructure Ad-Hoc

Melvin Priester, Jr. Chair
Charles H. Tillman, Vice Chair
Ashby Foote
De’Keither Stamps
Aaron Banks
Virgi Lindsay

Updated 10/25/2019

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