Annie Taylor chosen for vacant council seat
November 17, 2021
Democracy was in action at the La Conner town council meeting Nov. 9. Following robust and diverse participation by residents urging Annie Taylor’s and, alternatively, applicant Bill Bruch’s selection, the council voted 3-1 to place Taylor in the council position vacated by Jacques Brunisholz’s August resignation.
Residents did most of the talking: When Councilmember Bill Stokes motion for an executive session to discuss the choice in private among the council failed for lack of a second, Councilmember John Leaver nominated Taylor. Councilmember Mary Wohleb seconded the motion and th...