Council makes appointments to boards, authorities and commissions

During their first work session of the year on Monday evening, members of the St. Marys City Council filled vacancies on a number of the city's boards, authorities and commissions. The Benzinger Township Golf Authority had one five-year vacancy which was filled by John H. Dippold. The Benzinger Township Hospital Authority had one five-year vacancy which was filled by Dr. Charles Haskell.The Parking Authority had three five-year vacancies which were filled by Robert Makufka, Warren Stewart and Jack Gabler.The Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Marys had one five-year vacancy which was filled by Joseph Mallison.The St. Marys Area Airport Authority had two five-year vacancies which were filled by Faisal El-Awar and Dan Hepner.The St. Marys Area Water Authority had one five-year vacancy which was filled by Michael Engel.The St. Marys Municipal Authority had two five-year vacancies one of which was filled by Derek Wolfanger. The other position remains open. The Board of Health had one five-year vacancy which was filled by David Nedzinski.The Zoning Hearing Board had one five-year vacancy though no letters of interest were received. For more on this story, see the Jan. 4th edition of The Daily Press.