January 8, 2011
Ward wants Fuller to serve as next acting mayor
But the mayor did help set the agenda, pick new appointees to city boards and select a new acting mayor.
Ward said that he wants city Councilor Kevin Fuller to take the acting mayor role starting that night,
The first-term Democrat can help, Ward said, by filling in for him at many of the social events that he would normally attend but can’t during his recuperation.
Ward said that he’s happy with the job that Republican city Councilor Ken Cockayne did in his two months on the job, including the long period since the mayor’s Dec. 4 collapse.
Ward said that he wants Fuller to serve as acting mayor next because his Board of Education computer job offers a lot of flexibility and it’s right in town.
That allows Fuller to go to functions and perform other duties more easily than it would be for other councilors, Ward said.
Ward said that when he returns to work in the mayor’s office in a few weeks, he’ll probably put in half days for a while. Click here for full story
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