Havelock's new mayor, commissioners get down to business

Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 06:53 PM.

-- appointed Wilson to a seat on the Eastern Carolina Aviation Heritage Foundation board.

-- heard from city manager Frank Bottorff that the 47-acre Lewis Farm Tract, proposed site of a recreation area off the city’s west end, would be transferred over to the city from the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust this week.

nagreed to donate $300 from the commissioners’ discretionary fund to the  Wounded Warrior Christmas Leave Fundraiser at the Riverfront Convention Center in New Bern.

In a side note, when Commissioner Jim Stuart took his oath of office Monday night, he placed his right hand on the Bible and raised his left, which is backwards from custom.

“As soon as I sat back down George (Liner) pointed it out to me,” Stuart said Tuesday morning. “Last night before I went to bed I said I got to get it done right.”

Stuart arranged for another oath to be administered Tuesday morning.

City Clerk Cindy Morgan administered the oath while city personnel manager Angie Fahnestock witnessed.

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