New Vice Mayor, New Ideas

 
New Vice Mayor, New Ideas

When Gulfport Mayor Sam Henderson suggested that council adopt the practice of rotating through the wards for the vice mayor every year, Councilwoman Jennifer Salmon nominated Ward One Councilmember Dan Liedtke for vice mayor. Although the council did not discuss Mayor Henderson’s suggestion, Councilman Liedtke’s ward would have come up next in the rotation as Mayor Henderson in Ward Four served as vice mayor last.

 If council keeps to this practice, Councilwoman Christine Brown would serve as vice mayor next year.

 Vice Mayor Dan Liedtke suggested to council that the city provide councilmembers tablets or laptops for city business, thus reducing printed agendas and simplifying certain public records procedures.
 
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