The final meeting of the year for Winlock City Council was held Dec. 26 at 6:30 p.m. During the meeting several things occurred such as service awards and swearing in of the new mayor.
Sally Vogel, Chairman of the Winlock Park Board, was given the award for Volunteer of the Year which is voted on by the Winlock City Council. Other awards by a private citizen were given to outgoing city council members and mayor just before the meeting was adjourned and before the new mayor and council member were sworn in.
At the beginning of the meeting, two council members resigned leaving two vacancies. Applications for city council will be available after Jan. 2 until Feb. 1 at the City Hall.
Incoming Mayor Don Bradshaw and new City Council Position 4 Connie Sneed were both sworn in by Thedi Curry, Winlock City Clerk. Incoming Mayor Bradshaw will preside over the first city council meeting of the year on Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. During his first meeting, Mayor Bradshaw will lay out his plans for Winlock over the next few years.