Attending the in-person meeting of the Nunda Township Board last night, I was surprised to learn that Road Commissioner Mike Lesperance had already been sworn in.
While Nunda Township Trustees took their oaths of office, the Road Commissioner did not.
State law apparently says that Road Commissioner take office then days after election results are certified.
The big news in Road Commissioner elections involved the contest between former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s son-in-law Derek Lee and Danijela Sandberg, the assistant of the man who beat Miller, Andrew Gasser.
I thought Sandberg’s swearing in was worth sharing, so I asked for photos and received the following:
There is perhaps some irony in the fact that Gervais worked in the Algonquin Township Assessor’s Office while in college. That was when reformer Forrest B. Hare was Assessor.