Son remains Hampton Council president
Certified public accountant Victor Son entered his ninth year of Hampton Council leadership during the board's Jan. 6 reorganizational meeting.
Fellow council members unanimously voted to retain Son as president for 2014 and attorney Peter Russ as vice president.
District Justice Suzanne Blaschak, whose court is in West Deer, opened the meeting by swearing in Son, Russ and Hampton businessman Cary Montgomery for their new four-year terms on Hampton Council.
All three were re-elected to Hampton Council in November.
“This will be my ninth consecutive year as president,” said Son, a Hampton councilman since 2004 and chief financial officer for DBC Real Estate Management, Cranberry.
Son first served the township in 1996 as the municipality's elected controller.
Both Son and Russ, a partner in Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, a Pittsburgh law firm, are entering their fourth terms as members of Hampton Council.
Montgomery, owner of the Quilt Co. at Middle and Harts Run roads, is entering his third term on Hampton Council.
Hampton High School graduates Sarah Hoffman, 24, and Nathan Meade, 27, also were sworn in during the Jan. 6 meeting as new part-time officers in the Hampton Police Department.
Hoffman is a Beaver County Police Academy graduate with an associate's degree in police technology from Beaver County Community College. Hoffman also is a freelance horse trainer.
Meade is a graduate of Mercyhurst University in Erie County with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He also is an Allegheny County Police Academy graduate who still works part time for the West Deer Township Police Department.
Among other business at the Jan. 6 reorganizational meeting, Jeff Bauman was reappointed to the township's planning commission for a four-year term set to expire in 2017.
Michael Maccagnan was reappointed to the township's zoning hearing board for a five-year term slated to expire in 2018. Slade Miller also was reappointed as an alternate member of the planning commission for a three-year term set to expire in 2016.
Brad Meneilly and John Heggestad were reappointed to the township's environmental advisory council for three-year terms that will expire in 2016. Heggestad also was reappointed chairman of the council.
Former Hampton Council member Martha Hunkele was reappointed as a Hampton Community Association board member for a two-year term expiring in 2015.
Township officials, however, seek a person to fill one vacant seat — and serve a three-year term — on the township's environmental advisory council.
People who would like to fill the vacancy are asked to inform officials of their interest by sending a letter to Hampton Township Manager Christopher Lochner, 3101 McCully Road, Allison Park, PA 15101.
Deborah Deasy is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 724-772-6369 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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