(Saturday - January 02, 2021) - The Dickinson
County Board of Commissioners will hold it's annual organizational
meeting at 11:00 on Monday morning, online, via the Zoom online meeting
platform. Log in information for those wishing to take part in the
meeting online is shown below.
The meeting will be called to
order by Dickinson County Clerk Dolly Cook, since until the
organizational vote, there is no Board Chair. Clerk Cook will call for
nominations for the seat of Board Chair. After the Chairperson is
elected, they will be sworn in by Clerk Cook. At that point, the meeting
will be turned over to the new chairperson. The outgoing chairperson is
longtime chairman, Henry Wender. Clerk Cook will also issue the oath of
office to incoming Commissioner Ann Martin. The other four commissioners
were issued their oath of office during the last Board meeting.
While Wender never gives any indication in advance, it would be unlikely
that the would be challenged for the seat, should he desire another
Once a Chairperson has been seated, a vice-chairperson will
be selected, followed by committee appointments and other annual
"housekeeping" matters will be taken care of.
The Board will
also set the meeting schedule for the coming year. As in the past,
regular Board meetings are expected to be scheduled for the second and
fourth Mondays of each month, with the finance committee meeting on the
third Thursday of the month.
Pictured above, left to right:
Commissioner Ann Martin (R- Dist 2), Commissioner Joe Stevens (R- Dist
2), Commissioner Henry Wender (R- Dist 4), Commissioner Barb Kramer (R-
Dist 3) and Commissioner John P. Degenaer, Jr. (D- Dist 5.
TO ATTEND THE MEETING VIRTUALLY:
To log in using a computer, smartphone or tablet:
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If you have already downloaded the Zoom
application, you can simply log in using the following information:
Meeting ID: 837 6984 1222
To log in
using a standard telephone:
instructed, enter the following meeting ID: 837 6984 1222
instructed, enter the following passcode: 068189