ATASCADERO — After Tom O’Malley was sworn in as mayor, he left a vacant council seat. That seat was filled by former planning commissioner Heather Moreno. The first order of business for the new council that if was short one council member — Jerry Clay. It was decided how to fill that seat. The council had three choices: to appoint from nominations; call for applications and make an appointment from that pool of people or call for a special election.For the complete article see the 12-14-2012 issue.
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