Charlene Sims, Journal staff
Commission updates bylaw of economic development board
MOUND CITY – The Linn County Commissioners approved a resolution which updated by-laws and term limits of the Linn County Economic Development Committee on Tuesday, Jan 17. They then approved the appointment of committee members.
Linn County Economic Development Director Jessica Hightower presented the names and term limits of the committee members explaining that each commissioner district had three members with staggered terms. Each member will serve three-year terms after their first appointment. They are:
Commission District #1
Tiffany Nelson, Linn Valley, one-year term
Russell Pope, La Cygne, two-year term
Janell Aust, La Cygne, three-year term
Commission District #2
Elaine Jaeger, Mound City, one-year term
Josh Baldwin, Mound City, two-year term
Teresa Whitaker, Prescott, three-year term
Commission District #3
Matt Akes, Parker, one-year term
Jennifer Leach, Mound City, two-year term
Trent Johnson, Centerville, three-year term
Each committee member will serve two three-year terms and then will be required to leave but can rejoin the committee in six years.
The by-laws included the term rules, including that if a member missed three meetings out of the last 12 without giving notice, they would be off of the committee.