Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mayor To Name Councilor Soon.

Byline: Steve Shoup Journal Staff Writer

Residents in Rio Rancho City Council District 2 are for the moment without representation on the council and two city boards after several resignations.

Mayor John Jennings said Monday he will announce his next selection to fill a City Council vacancy at next week's regular council meeting. He said he hopes the new councilor will help him pick people to fill District 2 vacancies on the Parks and Recreation and the Planning and Zoning commissions.

"We've had trouble finding people to serve. Some districts are harder to find people to serve in than others," Jennings said.

The open council seat is due to the resignation of former Councilor Jack Thomas, who left in December after he was elected to the Sandoval County Commission. …

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