The Three Rivers City Commission again has a full complement.
Lawrence “Larry” Matson – appointed to fill the Third District commissioner seat left vacant by the Ken Baker’s resignation – was sworn in by City Clerk Lindsay Howes just prior to the start of the commission meeting held Tuesday evening (May 1). (Lindsay Howes and Larry Matson audio clip – :22)
Matson, of 627 South Constantine Street, was appointed to the interim position during the commission meeting on April 17. He was among three persons who expressed interest in the appointment by filing a Citizen Interest Form by the deadline of 4 p.m. Friday, April 13.
Matson will serve in the interim capacity until November when the remaining year of Baker’s term will be filled in the general election.
Nominating petitions for the one-year term as Third District commissioner and two-year terms for Second District commissioner, Fourth District commissioner, and At-Large commissioner are due in the City Clerk’s office by 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Petitions may be picked up at the City Clerk’s office. Candidates filing petitions are to have not less than 30 or more than 50 signatures of registered electors of the City of Three Rivers.