The Henderson City Council chose the safe route Monday night by appointing planning commissioner John Marz to fill the empty Ward 3 seat vacated by Kathleen Vermillion until the general election next year. Marz, who has a long history as a business owner and marketing executive in the valley, said during his interview Monday that he would serve as a “caretaker” for the year and a half before the 2013 election.
The Henderson City Council will meet tonight to screen 11 candidates for the open Ward 3 council seat and to potentially choose a replacement for former Councilwoman Kathleen Vermillion, who resigned the position earlier this month.
The legal and PR team of former Henderson City Councilwoman Kathleen Vermillion held a news conference Monday afternoon, outlining what they called “improper” behavior by Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak toward Vermillion’s teenage daughter. The news conference capped a day of dueling accusations between Vermillion and Sisolak.
Former Henderson City Councilwoman Kathleen Vermillion has filed a lawsuit, claiming defamation and/or invasion of privacy by her ex-boyfriend, County Commissioner Steve Sisolak. The high-profile allegations have some asking how difficult or easy it is to prove such cases.
More than a dozen people are vying for the Henderson City Council Ward 3 seat left vacant when Councilwoman Kathleen Vermillion resigned. Applications continued to trickle in to the city clerk’s office Tuesday as the 5 p.m. deadline approached.
The Henderson City Council will decide next week whether to spend up to $248,000 for a special election or $340 to appoint a member to fill the Ward 3 seat left open by Kathleen Vermillion’s resignation.
For those who don’t pay attention to local politics — and let’s face it, many people don’t until their favorite nightclub’s license is taken away or they learn that feeding feral cats is a no-no — an interesting juxtaposition of political life and love interests has emerged on the small stage of Clark County politics.