New Loomis mayor issues appointments

Town council assigned to various committees
By: Joyia Emard, Loomis News Staff Writer
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New Loomis Mayor Gary Liss has made his committee appointments for 2010. Councilman Miguel Ucovich will serve on the Placer County committees that include Economic Development Commission, Transpor-tation Planning Agency and Air Pollution Control District. Ucovich will also serve as an alternate to the Placer County Mosquito Abatement District. Councilman Russ Kelley will serve on the Placer County Community Services Commission and county Mosquito Abatement, and as an alternate on the county Transportation Planning Agency. He will also serve on the National Guard Commission. Councilman Walt Scherer will serve on Sacramento Area Council of Governments and as Placer Land Trust ex-officio representative. Liss will serve as the alternate for Sacramento Area Council of Governments and the Placer County Flood Control/Water Conservation District. Scherer and Liss will serve together on the Border Committee and Downtown Business Committee. Councilwoman Rhonda Morillas will serve on the county flood control district and as an alternate member on the county Air Pollution District. Morillas will also serve as mayor pro tem and is scheduled to be seated as mayor in December 2010. The council seats for Ucovich, Kelley and Scherer will be up for election in November 2010. The appointments were approved at the Dec. 8 town council meeting.