Virginia Beach, Virginia 2021-09-22 18:24:23 –
Virginia Beach, Virginia (WAVY) — Virginia Beach has narrowed down the list of candidates for former Deputy Mayor Jimwood of the City Council.
10 On Your Side got a list of 6 people from the councilor. Included:
- Former city council member and mayor candidate Lynnwood branch
- Former City Councilman Richard Maddox
- Former Virginia Beach Democratic Chairman Carla Hesseltine
- Former Virginia House candidate Kathy Owens
- Holly Quera
- Chris Bonnie
The city then conducts a public interview to narrow down the list of finalists.
Reservations will be made in October.
Deputy Mayor’s seat was vacant on October 1st after former Deputy Mayor Jim Wood announced that he had done a new job at a large international corporation. He said the position would require extensive movement.
Wood has been attending the city council for nearly 20 years.
“It’s my clear honor to be a member of Virginia Beach City Council,” Wood said. “I’m no longer a member of the body, but I’m always a shameless champion of Virginia Beach.”
Another councilor, Jessica Abbott, resigned in July 2021 due to health problems.
August 12 The council voted unanimously Former US Marine Corps and District 85 State Representative Rocky Holcomb are appointed to the seats. He will attend the council until a special election in 2022.
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