Ruttan appoints city’s RDN directors

Nanaimo's new city council, which features six incumbents and three new faces, was officially sworn in Monday.

  • Dec. 6, 2011 3:00 p.m.

Nanaimo’s new city council, which features six incumbents and three new faces, was officially sworn in Monday.

The first order of business was to appoint seven directors to sit on the Regional District of Nanaimo’s board of directors.

Nanaimo Mayor John Ruttan appointed himself along with Couns. Bill Bestwick, Diane Brennan, Jim Kipp, George Anderson, Ted Greves and Diana Johnstone.

Under the RDN’s weighted vote system, Ruttan, Bestwick, Brennan and Kipp will each receive five votes, while Anderson, Greves and Johnstone will each receive four.

The new council is scheduled to hold its first council meeting Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Shaw Auditorium.

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