Traverse City News and Events

Haas Appointed Mayor Pro Tem; Other City Appointments

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 14, 2017

Traverse City Commissioner Brian Haas was appointed mayor pro tem by his fellow commissioners at the city's organizational meeting Monday night.

The appointment means Haas will lead commission meetings and serve in the place of Mayor Jim Carruthers during any absences by Carruthers. Monday's organizational meeting kicked off with the swearing in of Carruthers and Commissioners Michele Howard, Tim Werner and Brian McGillivary to four-year terms on the board. Commissioners also made the following appointments to city boards and commissions at the meeting:

Planning Commission (two commission appointments): Brian Haas, Brian McGillivary
Planning Commission (one administrative appointment): Jim Tuller
Planning Commission (three citizen appointments): Linda Koebert, Heather Shaw, David Hassing
Grand Traverse County Township Association (one commission appointment): Michele Howard
Grand Traverse County Department of Public Works (one commission appointment): Richard Lewis
Traverse City Light & Power (two commission appointments): Amy Shamroe, Tim Werner
Traverse Transportation Coordinating Initiative (one commission appointment): Jim Carruthers (Richard Lewis alternate)
Brown Bridge Advisory Committee (one commission appointment): Michele Howard
City Commission Ad Hoc Committee on General Fund Balance Policy (one commission appointment): Tim Werner
City Commission Ad Hoc Committee on Infrastructure Strategy Policy (one commission appointment): Michele Howard

 

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