Studying Metropolis Council appoints former councilman to vacant seat

READING, Pa. – Studying Metropolis Council voted at a particular assembly Monday to nominate Christopher Daubert to fill the vacant seat to characterize District 1.

Daubert, a highschool social research trainer, beforehand served on council from 2014 till 2017.

The vacant seat was created when Brianna Tyson resigned in early March, solely two months into her tenure as a newly elected councilwoman. Council accepted the resignation on March 10.

Interviews had been performed with 5 candidates from District 1 on March 30.

Councilwoman Donna Reed stated there was a really spectacular group of people that utilized for the seat.

“I sit up for serving with Chris once more,” Reed stated. “He is a great and noble man and brings numerous credibility to this place.”

Council President Jeffrey Waltman stated it was not a simple determination due to a slate of excellent candidates.

“I believe the presentation Chris introduced to us was fairly sturdy, and it is time to transfer on,” Waltman stated. “There’s numerous work to be completed, and the one factor the town wants is stability. I believe all of us perceive that, and hopefully Chris will deliver a few of that to the desk.”

Final week, through the interview course of, Daubert stated he had wished to run for the seat within the final election however couldn’t decide to a marketing campaign due to further educating tasks through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“I believe what I may also help deliver to council is expertise, in the beginning,” Daubert stated. “The town has numerous issues happening proper now, and there is numerous issues with which I’d be capable of assist.”

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“I am fairly collaborative when attempting to construct consensus, so we will transfer this metropolis ahead in a optimistic route,” Daubert added.

Additionally interviewed on March 30 had been Raymond Baker, Steve Yarnell, Lou Perugini and Ermete Rafaelli.