The political appointee was replaced by a librarian,
and the marketing guy by a marketing guy,
the 25 June Regular Session of the Lowndes County Commission.
5.a. Lowndes County Library Board
on June 10th
Library Director Kelly Lenz brought
Jack Hartley, Linda Most, and Matt Lawrence,
who spoke, and
at the June 24th Work Session
Commissioner Joyce Evans submitted the name of Mr. Robert Jefferson,
who did not speak.
This time County Manager Joe Pritchard mumbled behind his monitor
and did not deign to name any of the candidates, referring to “a list”
that Commissioners could see but the public could not.
He did say that the openings were for the board slots previously occupied by
Kay Harris and Ray Devery.
Previous political appointee Kay Harris
failed to get the new library at Five Points approved
last year’s failed SPLOST VII vote
resigned as Library Board Chair and from that board 15 March 2013.
some related points she never seemed to discuss.
And while she and the County Commission and the Valdosta City Council
and Mayor pointed fingers about who lost SPLOST, Continue reading