Virginia Beach, Virginia 2021-09-23 14:19:35 –
Virginia Beach, Virginia (WAVY) — Longtime councilor Rosemary Wilson has been appointed as the next Deputy Mayor of Virginia Beach.
Wilson, a large councilor Old Dominion graduates who have been on the council since 2000.. After that, he became the deputy mayor. Jim Wood resigned at the beginning of the month.. Wood has found employment in a large international company that requires extensive travel.
Wilson received six votes from Councilors Michael Berlucchi, Mayor Bobby Dier, Barbara Henry, Rocky Holcomb, and Louis Jones.
Aaron Rouse City Councilor received three votes: John Moss City Councilor and Guy Tower City Councilor.
Councilor Sabrina Uten voted for herself.
Wilson will be the fourth woman to serve as Deputy Mayor of Virginia Beach. Henry was first elected in 1982.
Mr Rouse said he was angry with the vote and missed the opportunity to say that the city values diversity.
“When we talk about diversity and inclusiveness. I happen to be an African American.”
Pharrell Williams said he hopes Rouse will be selected in a tweet on Thursday.
The city council also needs to fill the vacant seats in the Lin Haven district.I have Currently, it is a candidate list of 6 candidates.
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