Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Council rejects Eric Malo's appointment to the Metro Fair Board

In an extremely rare occurrence last night the Council rejected a Mayor's appointment to a Board or Commission. The Council rejected the appointment of Eric Malo to the Board of Fair Commissioners. Malo had been an outspoken advocate of demolishing the fair grounds and developing the property as a mixed use development as advocated by the Mayor. Read more about it at this link.

The vote was 19-17 for his confirmation. With three members abstaining, Malo failed to get the needed 21 votes in order to be confirmed. I will post who voted which way at a later time. Watch for it.

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