time the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly meets there will be two new faces at
the table. Judy Fulp, who we profiled earlier this week, and Dave Kaplan, who
won as a write-in candidate. They joined returning incumbent Sue Jeffery in
being sworn in at last night's assembly meeting.
sworn in last night, Fulp and Kaplan won't officially take office until Monday
morning. Their first meeting will be a special work session on Thursday.
meeting Kaplan expressed his relief and pleasure at being sworn in:
-- (Boro 1 21 sec "It's been five months ... glad to
Kaplan are replacing Assemblymen Tom Abell and Reed Oswalt, both of whom chose
not to seek re-election. Abell has been on the assembly for 12 years, Oswalt
three. Both received commemorative plaques from Mayor Jerome Selby and gave
brief good-byes at the end of the meeting.
-- (Boro 2 1:16 "So many people have ... say not much,
thank you. (laughter fades")
Assemblyman Mel Stephens (stevens) had very specific thanks for Abell and
Oswalt for NO votes they once cast about two and a half years ago on a proposed
-- (Boro 4 41 sec "That was an ordinance ... and this
was an up day.")