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Aguilar to Fill Vacant Council Seat

In a matter of minutes the Grass Valley City Council moved to the agenda item that completed a process that began back in August.The fifth seat on the Grass Valley City Council was filled by appointment- Ben Aguilar appointed in a 3-1 vote. Following the meeting Mayor Jason Fouyer joked about his success in critical votes since being elected in November.
Click here to listen to Mayor Jason Fouyer

Fouyer the sole no vote explains why he did not vote yes.
Click here to listen to Mayor Jason Fouyer

Councilmember Jan Arbuckle made the motiojn to appoint Aguilar and explained her process.

Click here to listen to Jan Arbuckle
Councilmember Swathout seconded the motion, and the vote went 3-1.

Ben Aguilar was happy to be selected adn ready to move forward.

Click here to listen to Ben Aguilar

The three applicants for the vacant seat included Aguilar, Jerri Glover and Jedidiah Watson.

Aguilar will be sworn in at the next regular city council meeting.

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